Guidelines on how to cite SBDI
- How to cite the SBDI portal as a whole
- How to cite a SBDI portal page
- How to cite data downloads
- How to acknowledge the Swedish Research Council
Citing is giving credit to other researchers and acknowledging their ideas.
How to cite the SBDI portal as a whole
To cite the SBDI portal, biodiversitydata.se, as a whole, use:
‘Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure (SBDI) website at https://biodiversitydata.se. Accessed 23 May 2021.’
How to cite a specific page on the SBDI portal
To cite a page on the SBDI portal, biodiversitydata.se, use:
‘Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure (SBDI) website at https://bidiversitydata.se/page name. Accessed 7 November 2021.’
How to cite data downloads
To cite data downloaded from the SBDI Bioatlas, use the form:
‘Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure (SBDI) occurrence download at https://biodiversity.se. Accessed 28 July 2021.’
Please also cite the list of original data resources/datasets, witch can be found in the download ZIP file, in ‘citation.csv’ If there are too many data resources to be cited for the main citation list, please put the data resource citations in an appendix or supplementary material.
How to acknowledge the Swedish Research Council
The Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure is made possible by its partners and by grants from the Swedish Research Council. When publishing or spreading results made possible by using services or data provided by SBDI, please cite the infrastructure and grant number:
‘Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure, grant number: 2019-00242’
When publishing scientific papers this should be mentioned in the ‘Acknowledgement’ section or equivalent.
Note: As with most websites, pages on the SBDI website may change over time.