Acknowledge and Cite CyVerse

Please cite or acknowledge CyVerse in any research that uses CyVerse resources or extends the cyberinfrastructure. This may take the form of an acknowledgement, citation, or both, as appropriate. Further information can be found on the NSF website. For information on the CyVerse logo, see Using our Logo

Acknowledgments in Papers, Posters, or Presentations

Acknowledging CyVerse

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 and DBI-1265383. URL: www.cyverse.org

Acknowledging contributions from a CyVerse staff member or employee

If you wish to additionally acknowledge an individual who assisted you from CyVerse, 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 Extended Collaborative Support program.

Guidelines for PIs

PIs should include a bibliography of articles or other manuscripts (published, accepted, submitted, or in preparation) that benefitted from use of CyVerse resources as part of their annual Progress Report and Final Reports to their funding agencies.

Citations in Publications and Data Citing 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 stored or 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 our Data Policy.


If you have additional questions about how to acknowledge CyVerse, contact 411@cyverse.org.