iDigBio Summit: Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

TitleiDigBio Summit: Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
Publication TypePresentation
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsHanken, Jim
KeywordsiDigBio 2011 Summit
AbstractOur knowledge of the many life-forms on Earth - of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria - is scattered around the world in books, journals, databases, websites, specimen collections, and in the minds of people everywhere. Imagine what it would mean if this information could be gathered together and made available to everyone – anywhere – at a moment’s notice.