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Create your own Darwin Core Archive, Step-by-Step Guide

Create your own Darwin Core Archive, Step-by-Step Guide
Description 

Guidelines for producing Darwin Core Archives with no locally-installed software.

Author(s) 
Remsen D.P., Döring, M, Robertson, T.
Publisher 
GBIF Secretariat, Monday, Apr 11, 2011
Abstract 
Darwin Core Archives can be created without installing any dedicated software. This document targets data managers who are familiar with the dataset to be published and are comfortable working with their data management system. It assumes that your data are already in, or can easily generate, a CSV/Tab text file, or are in one of the supported relational database management systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase). It assumes you do have access to a web server and that you don’t wish to host an IPT instance.
Bibliographic citation 
GBIF (2010). Create your own Darwin Core Archive, How-To Guide, (contributed by Remsen D.P., Döring, M, Robertson, T.), Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility,20 pp,. Available at: http://links.gbif.org/dwca_manual_create_en_v1
Target audience 
Data managers and biologists publishing data through GBIF
Contributors 
Rights 
This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
Rights holder 
GBIF Secretariat
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