ITIS (an explanation of GBIF's data integration activities

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at FREELER.NL
Thu Jun 24 16:05:06 CDT 2004

> > > From: Mary Barkworth <Mary at BIOLOGY.USU.EDU>
As a plant taxonomist, what disturbs me is the number of references that
we need available as digital files but that are currently available only
as hard copy or for looking up a single record at a time, e.g., BPH,
 IPNI, Authors of Plant Names.

> > + + +
> > I noticed that IPNI did make a shift, fairly recently, allowing all the
publication data to come up in the initial search, in effect putting these
in a single page (or file). This does contribute to ease of use.

From: Susan Farmer <sfarmer at SABRE.GOLDSWORD.COM>
> Yeah, but they're *still* not set up to let you correct/emend their
database!  I've got several hundred names out of Trilliaceae (mostly
subgeneric) that they're missing.

+ + +
I must admit to having a list of notes, myself, that I would like to append

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