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The Importance of Software Citation

One of the questions that came up during the ESDS Town Hall was how do scientists/developers get credit toward their efforts in developing open-source code? Software that is used by the wider community should received the acknowledgment and recognition it deserves.

Data and academic publication citations have become popular in the literature, but often times, software is not cited… which can be arguably just as important to the work as the data.

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