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The GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit: Facilitating the Efficient Publishing of Biodiversity Data on the Internet

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This screenshot of IPT shows how users map their local field headings to Darwin Core terms, an essential task for data publishers.

The Darwin Core term names are on the left and terms loaded from a database or spreadsheet on the right, which are selected using dropdown menus. Fields that have the same name string in both Darwin Core and the publisher dataset are matched automatically, while those that do not match must be selected manually (via adrop-down list) by the “data publisher”.

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