Data papers as a new form of knowledge organization in the field of research data

« Data papers have been defined as scholarly journal publications whose primary purpose is todescribe research data. Our survey provides more insights about the environment of datapapers, i.e. disciplines, publishers and business models, and about their structure, length,formats, metadata and licensing. Data papers are a product of the emerging ecosystem of data-driven open science. They contribute to the FAIR principles for research datamanagement. (…) »