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

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The current workflow for biodiversity data networks has multiple steps that separate the publishing of datasets from downstream aggregation and enhanced discoverability.

The IPT supports the creation and publication of Darwin Core Archives accessible for download, with a publicly available summary web page. Aggregators harvest, process, and upload Darwin Core Archives into systems effective for searching, filtering, visualization, and download.

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