Users of COMPADRE and COMADRE are requested to cite the following as the main repository of data through which the analyses were performed:
COMPADRE Plant Matrix Database. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Germany). Available at www.compadre-db.org (data downloaded on [date]).
COMADRE Animal Matrix Database. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Germany). Available at www.comadre-db.org (data downloaded on [date]).
We also encourage users to cite the pertinent works introducing the respective database (Salguero-Gómez et al. Journal of Ecology 2015; Salguero-Gómez et al. bioRxiv 2015), as provided in the zip file of the data download. However, we also suggest that the users give full credit to all sources used by accessing the DOI of manuscritps and ISBN of books from which data were digitized by us, and subsequently analyzed by the user. This information can be accessed in the online appendixes of each introductory publication, as well as by running the data object through our R scripts (https://github.com/jonesor/compadreDB).