This document was prepared as an input for one of GBIF Task Groups and it is a short historical summary of what GBIF is and how it relates to other biodiversity informatics initiatives.
GBIF (2013). GBIF in the biodiversity informatics landscape. 7 pp. Available online at http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=5485.
Hobern, D., Hirsch, T. & Chavan, V.
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