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First presented in Beijing, China in February 2009

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  • As many of the 230,000 species of marine life to be included within EOL – 90% by 2013

Tools provided by the Encyclopedia of Life Tools provided by the Encyclopedia of Life Presentation Transcript

  • Tools available to China from EOL
    • LifeDesk
    • Species information management
    • Stand alone websites
    • Export to EOL
    • TaxonFinder
    • Web portal code
    • Content partner management
    • Curator management
  • LifeDesk demo http://lifedesk.eol.org Created on demand Community site Customizable
  • LifeDesk: Classification management Import a classification Add, change Merge classifications Export a classification
  • LifeDesk: Creating species pages Each LifeDesk stands alone as an independent website Easily exports species pages to EOL
  • LifeDesk: Image management Upload images Associate each with taxon or taxa
  • LifeDesk: : Image management Browse and zoom into images to see metadata
  • LifeDesk: Bibliography management Import bibliography Add new references Export in different formats Add tags or PDFs
  • Name Finding via TaxonFinder Finds and indexes scientific names in text
  • All EOL code is open source
    • http://github.com/eol/eol/tree/master
    • Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Life project. The bulk of the code needed to run www.eol.org is written in Ruby on Rails and is made available to anyone for re-use, repurposing or for improvement.
    • LifeDesk is built using the Drupal content management system.
    • Modular
    • Free
    • Large open source community
    http://drupal.org EOL Portal
  • Protocols, guidelines we can offer
    • APIs when they are implemented
    • EOL Transfer Schema
    • Community-built curation policies
    • Data models and harvesting processes