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Bibliography of Life: comprehensive services for biodiversity bibliographic references

King, David and Morse, David (2013). Bibliography of Life: comprehensive services for biodiversity bibliographic references. In: TDWG 2013, 27 Oct - 1 Nov 2013, Florence, Italy.

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The underlying principle of the Bibliography of Life is to provide taxonomists and others with a freely accessible bibliography covering the whole of life. Such a bibliography has been achieved for specific study areas within taxonomy, but not for “life” as a whole.
Now the ViBRANT project has produced the two components needed to realize the concept of a Bibliography of Life: RefBank and ReFinder. RefBank is a network of servers that store, identify duplicates, and parse the components of bibliographic references. ReFinder is designed to discover and download references from a wide range of open access online bibliographies, such as CrossRef, PubMed, Mendeley, Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), RefBank, BioStor, BioNames and others.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 ViBRANT
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
ViBRANTRI-261532European Union 7th Framework Programme within the Research Infrastructures group
Keywords: bibliography management; reference management
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 39134
Depositing User: David King
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 10:05
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 23:04
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