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The VAMDC Portal as a Major Enabler of Atomic and Molecular Data Citation

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Laboratoire d’Étude du Rayonnement et de la Matière en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris, UMR CNRS 8112, UPMC, 5 Place Jules Janssen, 92195 Meudon CEDEX, France
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Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS-Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, 9 Avenue Alain Savary, BP 47 870, F-21078 DIJON CEDEX, France
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Galaxies 2018, 6(4), 105; https://doi.org/10.3390/galaxies6040105
Received: 25 June 2018 / Revised: 20 September 2018 / Accepted: 25 September 2018 / Published: 3 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Atomic and Molecular Data Needs for Astronomy and Astrophysics)
VAMDC bridged the gap between atomic and molecular (A&M) producers and users through providing an interoperable e-infrastructure connecting A&M databases, as well as tools to extract and manipulate those data. The current paper highlights the usage of the VAMDC Portal, recalls how data citation is implemented within VAMDC and provides insights about usage of VAMDC that will increase the impact factor of A&M producers and will offer a more reliable citation of A&M datasets included in application fields. View Full-Text
Keywords: atom; molecules; database; citation atom; molecules; database; citation
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Moreau, N.; Zwolf, C.-M.; Ba, Y.-A.; Richard, C.; Boudon, V.; Dubernet, M.-L. The VAMDC Portal as a Major Enabler of Atomic and Molecular Data Citation. Galaxies 2018, 6, 105.

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