Collections

Publishing a Collection to GBIF

Some Background The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an international network and research infrastructure funded by the world’s governments, aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth. GBIF maintains an enormous global database of species and their occurrence records that is globally available to the general

Batch-Uploading Occurrence Data Into Collections

It is strongly recommended to first make a backup !!! Go to My Profile – Specimen Management – Collection Management – click “Your Collection Name” In the Administration Control Panel choose Import/Update Specimen Records: A choice of several options appears. If this is a one-time batch upload from a CSV, choose Full-Text File Import: However,

Backup/Download Your Collection

(live collections) Under normal circumstances it is not necessary to backup occurrence data managed as live collections. All your data is online on our server, where it is regularly backed up. However, even though the entire CNALH online database is regularly backed-up, this doesn’t mean drastic changes to individual collections can easily be undone. Restoring

How to Create a New Collection

We very much welcome both private researchers and institutions, who want to join the Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria (CNALH) [if you are from Latin America, you might want to visit the Latin American Consorcio de Herbarios de Líquenes de América Latina (CHLAL)]. Personal collections of private researcher not affiliated with a particular institution