On 2012 Aug 2, at 12:49, Alistair Miles wrote:
> I was hoping for some sort of data journal that allowed us to publish
> super-lightweight data papers that are basically an abstract, some
> metadata, and the dataset itself, and then gave us a DOI or some other
> persistent and trackable means of citation. But I couldn't find
> anything appropriate.
That more-or-less describes "Journal of Open Archaeology Data" <http://openarchaeologydata.metajnl.com/> (except that it's not in the right area).
The premise of this journal is that it publishes exactly the sort of lightweight data paper you're describing.
Brian Hole (cc-ed, in case he's on on this list) might know of analogous journals in the right area.
Norman Gray : http://nxg.me.uk
SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK