Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT)

A GBIF tool to enable the publishing of biodiversity datasets

  • v2.1

    (Latest version)

Latest release – version 2.1, 16 April 2014

Version history

Identifier validation is a new feature in this version, making it possible to validate that each record within a dataset has a unique identifier. Support for Microsoft Excel spreadsheets as data sources has also been added. Furthermore thanks to the efforts of Dr. Yukiko Yamazaki from the National Institute of Genetics (NIG) in Japan the IPT is now available in Japanese, the IPT's 6th translation of the user interface.


Release Announcement

Release notes (upgrade instructions)


Roadmap - what's next?

Version 2.2 of the IPT will be released in November of 2014. The two most notable features added in this version will be the ability to handle DOIs as stable identifiers for a dataset, and the ability to backup datasets in an external repository.

As of April 16th, 2014 there were 19 issues scheduled to be included in this release.

2.1 - April, 2014

2.0.5 - May, 2013

2.0.4 - October, 2012

2.0.3 - November, 2011