<data-title> Data Title

The formal title or name of a cited data source (or a component of a cited data source) such as a dataset or spreadsheet.


Data titles as mentioned in citations (<element-citation> or <mixed-citation>), product descriptions (<product>), etc., may include applicable dates.

Best Practice

Since datasets can contain very complex relationships for citing data, both the <source> element and this element may be used in a single citation to describe different levels of the data source. The <data-title> is typically used as an equivalent of an article title (see samples below).

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  data-title
                        (#PCDATA %data-title-elements;)*             >
Expanded Content Model

(#PCDATA | email | ext-link | uri | inline-graphic | inline-media | private-char | bold | fixed-case | italic | monospace | overline | overline-start | overline-end | roman | sans-serif | sc | strike | underline | underline-start | underline-end | ruby | named-content | styled-content | sub | sup)*

Tagged Samples
<source> and external link
 <mixed-citation publication-type="data"><person-group
 ><string-name>Kollman JM</string-name>, 
 <string-name>Charles EJ</string-name>, <string-name
 >Hansen JM</string-name></person-group>, 
  <year iso-8601-date="2014">2014</year>, <data-title>Cryo-EM structure of 
  the CTP synthetase filament</data-title>, <ext-link ext-link-type="uri" 
  http://www.ebi.ac.uk/pdbe/entry/EMD-2700</ext-link>, Publicly available 
  from <source>The Electron Microscopy Data Bank (EMDB)</source>.</mixed-citation>
Dryad with DOI
 <mixed-citation publication-type="data"><person-group person-group-type="authors"
 ><string-name>Dubuis JO</string-name>, <string-name>Samanta R</string-name>, 
 <string-name>Gregor T</string-name></person-group> 
  (<year iso-8601-date="2013">2013</year>).  Data from: 
  <data-title>Accurate measurements of dynamics and reproducibility 
  in small genetic networks</data-title>. <source>Dryad Digital 
  Repository</source> doi:<pub-id pub-id-type="doi">10.5061/dryad.35h8v</pub-id>
 <mixed-citation publication-type="data">
  <data-title>Homo sapiens cAMP responsive element binding protein 1 
  (CREB1), transcript variant A, mRNA</data-title>. <source>GenBank</source> 
  <ext-link ext-link-type="genbank" xlink:href="NM_004379.3">NM_004379.3</ext-link>.
Sci. Data with DOI
 <mixed-citation publication-type="data">Xu, J. <etal/> 
  <data-title>Cross-platform ultradeep transcriptomic profiling 
  of human reference RNA samples by RNA-Seq</data-title>. 
  <source>Sci. Data</source> <volume>1</volume>:<elocation-id>140020</elocation-id>.  
  doi: <pub-id pub-id-type="doi">10.1038/sdata.2014.20</pub-id> 
  (<year iso-8601-date="2014">2014</year>).</mixed-citation>
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