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GBIF Secretariat consults on data licensing

The GBIF Secretariat is seeking views on a proposed new approach to the licensing of biodiversity data published through the network.

Also tagged: Data use Data publishing Intellectual property rights

New features introduced in GBIF Portal

More details on each record and new search filters among improvements.

Also tagged: GBIF portal

Providing instant access to data behind species discovery

A collaboration between GBIF, Encyclopedia of Life and Pensoft Publishers' Biodiversity Data Journal enables the unlocking and preserving of 'small data' underlying taxonomic research.

Also tagged: Data access and retrieval GBIF portal Data publishing Academic publishing Data mobilization Names and checklists Species-level data Malaysia Netherlands EOL Pensoft Publishers Plazi

New staff appointments to enhance GBIF data content and use

The GBIF Secretariat is pleased to invite applications for two staff positions focussed on enhancing the biodiversity data available through the network, and supporting the use of data in research and policy.

Also tagged: Data use Data mobilization

Nominations invited for 2014 GBIF science awards

GBIF invites nominations for the 2014 Ebbe Nielsen Prize and Young Researchers Awards.

Also tagged: GBIF awards