How to cite us

If you have worked with us, we’d appreciate it if you would acknowledge the support and assistance you’ve received. This helps our funders to see the work we have done with all our partners and collaborators.

The general citation for the work of the Institute is:

Crouch, Stephen; Chue Hong, Neil; Hettrick, Simon; Jackson, Mike; Pawlik, Aleksandra; Sufi, Shoaib; Carr, Les; De Roure, David; Goble, Carole; Parsons, Mark, "The Software Sustainability Institute: Changing Research Software Attitudes and Practices," Computing in Science & Engineering , vol.15, no.6, pp.74,80, Nov-Dec 2013. DOI: 10.1109/MCSE.2013.133.

If you are wanting to cite our work that is reported as "It's impossible to conduct research without software, say 7 out of 10 UK researchers", please cite the following dataset:

Hettrick, S., et al. (2014). UK Research Software Survey 2014 [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.14809

Citations for different media

Paper

(co-authored with the Institute)

"STAFF NAME was supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Grant EP/H043160/1 and EPSRC, BBSRC and ESRC Grant EP/N006410/1 for the UK Software Sustainability Institute."

If the work resulted from a joint project, please add the following to the last sentence:

"and NAME OF FUNDER through grant REFERENCE."

Paper

(acknowledging our help)

"We would like to acknowledge the assistance of the Software Sustainability Institute. The work carried out by the Software Sustainability Institute is supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through grant EP/H043160/1 and EPSRC, BBSRC and ESRC Grant EP/N006410/1."

If the work resulted from a joint project, please add the following to the last sentence:

"and specific support for this work was supported by NAME OF FUNDER through grant REFERENCE."

Blog

If you mention working with us in a blog, please use the following citation:

"We would like to acknowledge the assistance of NAMES from the EPSRC, BBSRC and ESRC supported Software Sustainability Institute".

And link "Software Sustainability Institute" to the Software Sustainability Institute website.

Website

Use the Software Sustainability Institute logo, which should be linked to the our website. And add the following text:

"The Software Sustainability Institute cultivates world-class research with software. The Institute is based at the universities of Edinburgh, Manchester, Southampton and Oxford."

If you wish to acknowledge specific work, you can also add:

"We would like to acknowledge the assistance of NAMES from the EPSRC, BBSRC and ESRC supported Software Sustainability Institute."

Slides

Use the Software Sustainability Institute logo and  the URL of our website on the acknowledgements slide and preferably on the first slide of your presentation.

You can also add "the Software Sustainability Institute in one slide" to your presentation.

If you’d like to work with us, engage our services in a project proposal, or use an eps version of the logo in your citation, please email us.