How to Cite the Metabolomics Workbench

How to Cite Data from the Metabolomics Workbench NIH Metabolomics Data Repository

When citing data in the Metabolomics Workbench's NIH Metabolomics Data Repository, please be sure to reference both the Project ID and Project DOI, both of which can be found on the Project Summary page. We suggest the following language.

Citation Template

This data is available at the NIH Common Fund's Metabolomics Data Repository and Coordinating Center (supported by NIH grant, U01-DK097430) website, the Metabolomics Workbench, http://www.metabolomicsworkbench.org, where it has been assigned Project ID (insert Project ID here). The data can be accessed directly via it's Project DOI: (insert Project DOI here).

Note: the format for creating a hyperlink to a Project using it's Project DOI is https://doi.org/(insert Project DOI here).

Example using the Citation Template to Cite Project PR000001

This data is available at the NIH Common Fund's Metabolomics Data Repository and Coordinating Center (supported by NIH grant, U01-DK097430) website, the Metabolomics Workbench, http://www.metabolomicsworkbench.org, where it has been assigned Project ID PR000001. The data can be accessed directly via it's Project DOI: 10.21228/M8159B.

In this example, to create a hyperlink to Project PR000001 using it's Project DOI — 10.21228/M8159B — the correct URL is https://doi.org/10.21228/M8159B.

Please see the project summary page for other publications related to the given data set, which may also be appropriate to cite. 

Please refer to our NIH Metabolomics Data Repository FAQ for information regarding how to cite data you have deposited with the Metabolomics Workbench.

How to Cite Metabolomics Workbench as a General Resource

Please cite the Metabolomics Workbench as:

"The Metabolomics Workbench, http://www.metabolomicsworkbench.org/"

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