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GBIF Metadata Profile, How-to guide

This document is a how-to guide for creating a metadata document that conforms to the
GBIF Metadata Profile.

Abstract 

Documenting the provenance and scope of datasets is required in order to publish data
through the GBIF network. Dataset documentation is referred to as ‘resource metadata’
that enable users to evaluate the fitness-for-use of a dataset. This guide provides recommended practices and instruction on publishing metadata.

Citation 

GBIF (2011). GBIF Metadata Profile – How-to Guide, (contributed by Ó Tuama, Eamonn, Braak, K. Remsen, D.), Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, 11 pp, accessible online at http://links.gbif.org/gbif_metadata_profile_howto_en_v1/http://links.gbi... gbif_metadata_profile_how-to_en_v1/

Author(s) 

Ó Tuama, Eamonn, Braak, K. Remsen, D.

Publisher 

GBIF Secretariat

Rights 

This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unsupported License

Rights holder 

GBIF Secretariat