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Using ModestR to download, import and clean species distribution records

2014, July 23 - 02:48
This article describes how to use the ModestR software to access data from online repositories such as GBIF, and how to perform data cleaning operations on them.

Discovery and publishing of primary biodiversity data associated with multimedia resources: The Audubon Core strategies and approaches

2014, July 14 - 13:36
This article includes the final recommendations of the GBIF ‘Multimedia Resources’ task group.

On the dates of GBIF mobilised primary biodiversity records

2014, July 14 - 13:28
This article describes the results of a specific analysis on the information about dates included in the biodiversity data that is published via the GBIF network.

Content assessment of the primary biodiversity data published through GBIF network: Status, challenges and potentials

2014, July 14 - 13:13
This article includes the results of the first comprehensive analysis of the complete set of primary biodiversity data mobilized via the GBIF Network.

Assessment of user needs of primary biodiversity data: Analysis, concerns, and challenges

2014, July 14 - 13:01
This article includes a detailed analysis of the results of the survey on biodiversity data needs carried out by the GBIF ‘Content Needs Assessment’ task group.

Bridging the biodiversity data gaps: Recommendations to meet users’ data needs

2014, July 14 - 12:52
This article summarizes the recommendations derived from the biodiversity data need assessment survey conducted by the ‘GBIF Content Needs Assessment’ task group.

Bridging gaps: Towards demand-driven publishing of biodiversity data

2014, July 14 - 12:27
This is an special issue of the journal ‘Biodiversity Informatics’ that focuses on the topic of the assessment of content needs and demand-driven mobilization of data. In includes the recommendations of two of GBIF task groups: the ‘Content Needs Assessment’ task group and the ‘Multimedia Resources’ task group.

Summary of responses to GBIF licensing consultation

2014, July 11 - 11:18
This document presents a summary of responses to a consultation carried out by GBIF Secretariat between April and June 2014 on proposed changes to the current system of licensing data within the global network.

Summary of responses to GBIF endorsement consultation

2014, July 11 - 11:15
This document presents a summary of responses to a consultation carried out by GBIF Secretariat between April and June 2014 on possible changes to the current system of endorsing data publishers, and on proposals to help users evaluate datasets accessed through GBIF.

GBIF towards Financial Sustainability - Report from the Task Group on Financial Sustainability

2014, June 20 - 17:29
The 19th Governing Board of GBIF (Lillehammer, September 2012) approved the Budget Committee’s proposal to establish a Task Group on Financial Sustainability that would make concrete recommendations on ways in which GBIF could develop a more robust and sustainable funding base. This is the report from the Task Group.

GeoCAT - Geospatial Conservation Assessment Tool

2014, June 18 - 10:16
GeoCAT (Geospatial Conservation Assessment Tool) is an open source, browser based tool that performs rapid geospatial analysis for Red List assessment

Symbiota, a virtual platform for creating voucher-based biodiversity information communities

2014, June 18 - 10:15
Symbiota is a open source platform for mobilizing, integrating, and using specimen- and observation-based occurrence records and derivative products. More information on the tool is available as an article in the Pensoft Biodiversity Data Journal: http://bdj.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=1114.

GBIF Science Review 2013

2014, June 6 - 12:10
An annual review of research articles which make use of GBIF-mediated data.

GBits Newsletter no. 39 (Simplified Chinese)

2014, June 2 - 11:46
March 2014

GBits Newsletter no. 39 (Traditional Chinese)

2014, June 2 - 11:29
March 2014