From the Pensoft Editorial Team
On October 20, 2015, we published a blog post about the novel functionalities in ARPHA that allowed streamlined import of specimen or occurrence records into taxonomic manuscripts.
Recently, this process was reflected in the “Tips and Tricks” section of the ARPHA authoring tool. Here, we’ll list the individual workflows:
- Upload occurrence or specimen data from a Darwin-Core-compliant Excel spreadsheet
- Upload occurrence or specimen data manually
- Upload occurrence or specimen data from the GBIF repository
- Upload occurrence or specimen data from the BOLD Systems repository
- Upload occurrence or specimen data from the iDigBio repository
- Upload occurrence or specimen data from the PlutoF repository
Based on our earlier post, we will now go through our latest updates and highlight the new features that have been added since then.
Repositories and data indexing platforms, such as GBIF, BOLD systems, iDigBio, or PlutoF, hold, among other types of data, specimen or occurrence records. It is now possible to directly import specimen or occurrence records into ARPHA taxonomic manuscripts from these platforms [see Fig. 1]. We’ll refer to specimen or occurrence records as simply occurrence records for the rest of this post.
See http://blog.pensoft.net/2016/05/17/how-to-import-occurrence-records-into-manuscripts-from-gbif-bold-idigbio-and-plutof/ for more...