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GBIF Darwin Core Archive, How-to Guide

NOTE: Please be advised that this resource is outdated. It remains available for historical purposes only.

This document is a how-to guide for creating a Darwin Core Archive, a data format used to publish biodiversity data through the GBIF network.

March 2nd, 2017


GBIF Science Review 2016

The GBIF Science Review provides an annual survey drawn from the Secretariat’s ongoing literature tracking programme.

October 10th, 2016


Self-assessment guidelines for data holding institutions

This self-assessment tool enables data-holding institutions to carry out a high-level review of their readiness and progress in delivering digital information on the materials they hold.

This questionnaire-based approach aims to establish the status and capacity of an institution in five key areas: 

June 8th, 2016


Estabelecer um Nó de Participante do GBIF Eficaz

Este guia inclui a informação fundamental sobre dois conceitos chave para o GBIF: os nossos Nós de Participante e os sistemas de informação sobre biodiversidade. O texto inclui definições, elementos que devem ser considerados ao construir estas estruturas, serviços potenciais, requisitos e muito mais.

Este documento está também disponível em Inglês, Francês e Espanhol.

August 31st, 2015


Principles of Data Quality

A guide to principles of biodiversity data quality by Arthur Chapman in English.

February 10th, 2015


GBIF Memorandum of Understanding

GBIF is a multilateral initiative established by intergovernmental agreement and based on a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This is the current MoU document which is valid from 2012 onwards.

February 10th, 2015