Creative commons

Metadata Approaches


Trait collection protocols and handbooks

Teaching curricula, lesson plans and useful papers

Other Networks

Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) - “OBIS is a global open-access data and information clearing-house on marine biodiversity for science, conservation and sustainable development”

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) - “Free and open access to biodiversity data”

Integrated Biodiversity Biocollections (iDigBio) - “iDigBio is the national resource for digitized information about vouchered natural history collections […]”

Data Observation Network Earth (DataONE) - “DataONE is a community driven project providing access to data across multiple member repositories, supporting enhanced search and discovery of Earth and environmental data. “

Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) - “Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge.”

Center for Open Science (COS) - “increase the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research.”