Darwin Core Archive Assistant, User Guide


Complete user guide to the Darwin Core Archive Assistant. This service supports the publication of biodiversity data using the Darwin Core Archive format. It supports the creation of an XML data descriptor file.


The purpose of this user guide is to explain how to use the Darwin Core Archive Assistant tool in order to facilitate biodiversity data publishing using the Darwin Core Archive format. This format utilizes text files as the basis for data exchange and is simple enough that biodiversity data can be transformed to this format without any locally installed software.


Remsen, D, Sood, R.


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Suggested citation: GBIF (2010). Darwin Core Archive Assistant, version 1.1, released on 1 April 2011, (contributed by Remsen, D, Sood, R.), Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, 23 pp,.