Citing HDMF

BibTeX entry

If you use HDMF in your research, please use the following citation:

  author={A. J. {Tritt} and O. {Rübel} and B. {Dichter} and R. {Ly} and D. {Kang} and E. F. {Chang} and L. M. {Frank} and K. {Bouchard}},
  booktitle={2019 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)},
  title={HDMF: Hierarchical Data Modeling Framework for Modern Science Data Standards},

Using RRID

  • RRID: (Hierarchical Data Modeling Framework, RRID:SCR_021303)

Using duecredit

Citations can be generated using duecredit. To install duecredit, run pip install duecredit.

You can obtain a list of citations for your Python script, e.g.,, using:

cd /path/to/your/module
python -m duecredit

Alternatively, you can set the environment variable DUECREDIT_ENABLE=yes


Citations will be saved in a hidden file (.duecredit.p) in the current directory. You can then use the duecredit command line tool to export the citations to different formats. For example, you can display your citations in BibTeX format using:

duecredit summary --format=bibtex

For more information on using duecredit, please consult its homepage.