Data citation and the derivation of semantic constructs directly from datasets have now both found their place in scientific communication. The social challenge facing us is to maintain the value of traditional narrative publications and their relationship to the datasets they report upon while at the same time developing appropriate metrics for citation of data and data constructs.

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Mons, B., van Haagen, H.H.H.B.M., Chichester, C., Hoen, P.-B.'., den Dunnen, J.T., van Ommen, G., … Schultes, E.. (2011). The value of data. Nature Genetics, 43(4), 281–283. doi:10.1038/ng0411-281