Using the Encyclopedia of Life 
Making and Sharing Observations 
with EOL and iNaturalist
1. Click on items or taxa to see all species in the collection 
2. Click on an individual species to go to a page to learn...
3. Click on the iNaturalist tab to view a map and list of all observations that have been 
made. 
3
4. To add an observation click on the add observations button. 
4
5. You will add your observations through iNaturalist.org, so you will need to either 
create an account or log in with a ...
6. Enter in information about what you saw, when you saw it and where you saw it. 
7. If you took a picture of what you ob...
9. View your observation on iNaturalist.org, where it has been added to your project 
and to a global map. 
9
10. View your observation on EOL, where you see which species in your collection 
have been observed and learn more about ...
iPhone App 
You can also add observations by using the 
iNaturalist iPhone App, available for free at the 
iTunes store. 
...
Questions? 
If you have any problems or 
questions, please email us at: 
education@eol.org 
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Using EOL: Making Observations

  1. 1. Using the Encyclopedia of Life Making and Sharing Observations with EOL and iNaturalist
  2. 2. 1. Click on items or taxa to see all species in the collection 2. Click on an individual species to go to a page to learn more about them 1 2
  3. 3. 3. Click on the iNaturalist tab to view a map and list of all observations that have been made. 3
  4. 4. 4. To add an observation click on the add observations button. 4
  5. 5. 5. You will add your observations through iNaturalist.org, so you will need to either create an account or log in with a Flickr, Yahoo, Google, Facebook or Twitter account. You can link your EOL account in your EOL profile (click edit profile). 5
  6. 6. 6. Enter in information about what you saw, when you saw it and where you saw it. 7. If you took a picture of what you observed you can add it here. 8. Save your observation! 6 7 8
  7. 7. 9. View your observation on iNaturalist.org, where it has been added to your project and to a global map. 9
  8. 8. 10. View your observation on EOL, where you see which species in your collection have been observed and learn more about these species by click on the taxa tab. 10
  9. 9. iPhone App You can also add observations by using the iNaturalist iPhone App, available for free at the iTunes store. http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/inaturalist/id42 1397028?mt=8
  10. 10. Questions? If you have any problems or questions, please email us at: education@eol.org Home
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