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Publishing Species Checklists, Step-by-Step Guide

This document provides instructions on sharing species checklists using an international data exchange format known as Darwin Core Archives.

Abstract 

This guide provides a step-by-step overview of how to publish species checklists to data using the Global Names Architecture (GNA) Profile in the Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) format. This guide serves as a quick reference for getting started and provides links to other GBIF data publishing documents that provide more details on specific components of the data publishing workflow.

Citation 

GBIF (2010). Best Practices in Publishing Species Checklists, (contributed by Remsen D., Döring M., Robertson, T., Ko, B.), Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, 10 pp, accessible online at http://links.gbif.org/checklist_how_to

Author(s) 

Remsen D., Döring M., Robertson, T., Ko, B.

Publisher 

GBIF Secretariat

Rights 

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

Rights holder 

GBIF Secretariat