The primary reference for the IRAC Dark Field is Krick et al. 2009. This paper contains a discussion of the data reduction, particularly for the ancillary datasets.

The IRAC Dark Field is being observed as part of a JWST GTO program.
H.R. Davidge has written a doctoral thesis which contains an in-depth analysis of the IRAC Dark Field data, including a detailed re-analysis of the Akari data.