How to Cite CyVerse
Updated January 16, 2020
Please cite or acknowledge CyVerse in any research that uses CyVerse resources or extends the cyberinfrastructure. This may take the form of an acknowledgment, citation, or both, as appropriate. Further information can be found on the NSF website. For information on the CyVerse logo, see Use Our Logo.
The suggested format to acknowledge CyVerse in a paper, a poster, or a presentation is:
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers DBI-0735191, DBI-1265383, and DBI-1743442. URL: www.cyverse.org
Acknowledging Contributions from a CyVerse Staff Member
If you wish to additionally acknowledge an individual from CyVerse who assisted you, the suggested format is:
We thank [consultant's name(s)] for [his/her/their] assistance with [describe tasks accomplished], which was made possible through CyVerse's External Collaborative Partnership program.
Guidelines for PIs
PIs should include a bibliography of articles or other manuscripts (published, accepted, submitted, or in preparation) that benefitted from the use of CyVerse resources as part of their annual Progress Report and Final Reports to their funding agencies.
Citing CyVerse Publications
If you would like to cite a CyVerse publication, please cite one or both of these papers:
Merchant, Nirav, et al., "The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Enabling Data to Discovery for the Life Sciences," PLOS Biology (2016), doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002342.
Goff, Stephen A., et al., "The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Plant Biology," Frontiers in Plant Science 2 (2011), doi: 10.3389/fpls.2011.00034.
Citing Data Used at CyVerse
To cite data stored or used at CyVerse, use this format:
Creator (Year). Title (Version number). CyVerse Data Commons.
For all other data stored or used at CyVerse, use this format:
Author/Rightsholder. (Year). Title of data set (Version number) [Description of form]. Retrieved from http://www.cyverse.org
For more information, see Data Policy.
If you have additional questions about how to acknowledge CyVerse, contact email@example.com.