How to contribute to SCAR-MarBIN
We’ ve recently switched to a new system for Antarctic biodiversity data submission. For submitting data please use our dedicated Integrated Publishing Toolkit @ ipt.biodiversity.aq. The Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT 2.0.2) has been developed by GBIF an allows better integration with other biodiversity resources.
For people who are new to our IPT we've created a very nice step-by-step guide on how to use the ANTABIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit, based on the Canadensys data publication guide. Besides giving general information on the importance of publishing data in biodiversity information networks, the guide takes the user through the 8 major steps to follow to make your biodiversity data open, interoperable, useful and safe. The 8 easy steps include the following:
- Register at our IPT instance: drop us a message to get your credentials to start using the IPT
- Create your resource
- Create your metadata: provide detailed documentation about your dataset
- Prepare your data: make it interoperable with existing standards (DarwinCore)
- Upload your data
- Map your data against DarwinCore fields
- Publish your data
- Register your data
Download your guide to get all the details about these 8 steps
Please contact anton.vandeputte<at>naturalsciences.be to create your personal account.