The Code, Copyright & ZooBank:The Code, Copyright & ZooBank:Briefing the Science PressBriefing the Science PressICZN, The ...
The Code
Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature ...
Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature ...
Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature ...
Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”i.e. Do ...
Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”i.e. Do ...
Interim recommendations to publishers ofInterim recommendations to publishers ofscientific descriptions of animals:scienti...
ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web taxonomy & copyright?for web taxonomy & ...
•Why do we need it?Why do we need it?ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web tax...
•Why do we need it?Why do we need it?•How will it work?How will it work?ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA pos...
•Why do we need it?Why do we need it?•How will it work?How will it work?•Will it be accepted?Will it be accepted?ZooBank:Z...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal name...
ZooBankDemonstrably NOT simply anotherDemonstrably NOT simply anotherdatabasing initiative (Species 2000,databasing initia...
ZooBankWe need it!We need it!
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication reg...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank ...
ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• 2008: 250 years of Linnaean zoological nomenclature2008: 250 years of Lin...
THANKS TO:Coauthors of the Nature Commentary:Donat AgostiDonat Agosti Shunsuke MawatariShunsuke MawatariMiguel Alonso-Zara...
ADDITIONAL THANKS TO:• The Wellcome Trust• Natural History Museum• Taylor & Francis Ltd• The Gatsby Charitable Foundation•...
Andrew Polaszek - ZooBank: ICZN’s open-access web-based register of all new animal names and original descriptions
Andrew Polaszek - ZooBank: ICZN’s open-access web-based register of all new animal names and original descriptions
Andrew Polaszek - ZooBank: ICZN’s open-access web-based register of all new animal names and original descriptions
Andrew Polaszek - ZooBank: ICZN’s open-access web-based register of all new animal names and original descriptions
Andrew Polaszek - ZooBank: ICZN’s open-access web-based register of all new animal names and original descriptions
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  1. 1. The Code, Copyright & ZooBank:The Code, Copyright & ZooBank:Briefing the Science PressBriefing the Science PressICZN, The Natural History Museum, London, U.K.iczn@nhm.ac.uk www.iczn.orgAndrew Polaszek, Executive Secretary, ICZN
  2. 2. The Code
  3. 3. Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:Recommended additions in italicsRecommended additions in italics))
  4. 4. Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:Recommended additions in italicsRecommended additions in italics))Article 8.1.3. It must have been produced in an edition containingArticle 8.1.3. It must have been produced in an edition containingsimultaneously obtainable copies by a method that assures numeroussimultaneously obtainable copies by a method that assures numerousidentical and durable copies,identical and durable copies, including documents that containincluding documents that containDigital Object Identifier numbers and for which electronicDigital Object Identifier numbers and for which electronicdocuments are followed by hard-copy release.documents are followed by hard-copy release.
  5. 5. Amendments to the Code proposed by Jerald HarrisAmendments to the Code proposed by Jerald Harris(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:(Bull. Zool. Nomenclature 61(3) Sept 2004:Recommended additions in italicsRecommended additions in italics))Article 8.1.3. It must have been produced in an edition containingArticle 8.1.3. It must have been produced in an edition containingsimultaneously obtainable copies by a method that assures numeroussimultaneously obtainable copies by a method that assures numerousidentical and durable copies,identical and durable copies, including documents that containincluding documents that containDigital Object Identifier numbers and for which electronicDigital Object Identifier numbers and for which electronicdocuments are followed by hard-copy release.documents are followed by hard-copy release.Article 9.8. Text or illustrations distributed by means of electronicArticle 9.8. Text or illustrations distributed by means of electronicsignals (e.g. by means of the World Wide Web),signals (e.g. by means of the World Wide Web),except where such material meets the provision of Article 8.1.3;except where such material meets the provision of Article 8.1.3; or…or…
  6. 6. Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”i.e. Do not require a new Codei.e. Do not require a new CodePossible to amend Code by the end of 2006Possible to amend Code by the end of 2006
  7. 7. Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”Amendments to the Code can be published as “Declarations”i.e. Do not require a new Codei.e. Do not require a new CodePossible to amend Code by the end of 2006Possible to amend Code by the end of 2006BUT DOES THIS GO FAR ENOUGH?BUT DOES THIS GO FAR ENOUGH?
  8. 8. Interim recommendations to publishers ofInterim recommendations to publishers ofscientific descriptions of animals:scientific descriptions of animals:1. Ask reviewers to check for Code-compliance1. Ask reviewers to check for Code-compliance2. If “1.” not possible, ask ICZN2. If “1.” not possible, ask ICZN3. Ensure new taxon descriptions conform to the3. Ensure new taxon descriptions conform to thecurrent Code requirements, esp. Article 8.6current Code requirements, esp. Article 8.6
  9. 9. ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web taxonomy & copyright?for web taxonomy & copyright?
  10. 10. •Why do we need it?Why do we need it?ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web taxonomy & copyright?for web taxonomy & copyright?
  11. 11. •Why do we need it?Why do we need it?•How will it work?How will it work?ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web taxonomy & copyright?for web taxonomy & copyright?
  12. 12. •Why do we need it?Why do we need it?•How will it work?How will it work?•Will it be accepted?Will it be accepted?ZooBank:ZooBank:A possible long-term solutionA possible long-term solutionfor web taxonomy & copyright?for web taxonomy & copyright?
  13. 13. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts
  14. 14. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts• Completeness of the animal species databaseCompleteness of the animal species database
  15. 15. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts• Completeness of the animal species databaseCompleteness of the animal species database• Code-compliance of all names and actsCode-compliance of all names and acts
  16. 16. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts• Completeness of the animal species databaseCompleteness of the animal species database• Code-compliance of all names and actsCode-compliance of all names and acts• Quality controlQuality control
  17. 17. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts• Completeness of the animal species databaseCompleteness of the animal species database• Code-compliance of all names and actsCode-compliance of all names and acts• Quality controlQuality control• Facilitation of “true” web taxonomyFacilitation of “true” web taxonomy
  18. 18. ZooBankWhy do we need it?Why do we need it?•““Visibility” of animal names and nomenclatural actsVisibility” of animal names and nomenclatural acts• Completeness of the animal species databaseCompleteness of the animal species database• Code-compliance of all names and actsCode-compliance of all names and acts• Quality controlQuality control• Facilitation of “true” web taxonomyFacilitation of “true” web taxonomy• Universal availability of descriptionsUniversal availability of descriptions
  19. 19. ZooBankDemonstrably NOT simply anotherDemonstrably NOT simply anotherdatabasing initiative (Species 2000,databasing initiative (Species 2000,ITIS, uBIO, Zoo. Record / IoN,ITIS, uBIO, Zoo. Record / IoN,ECAT etc)ECAT etc)
  20. 20. ZooBankWe need it!We need it!
  21. 21. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?
  22. 22. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form
  23. 23. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration
  24. 24. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration
  25. 25. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system
  26. 26. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system
  27. 27. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system• Pre-publication “holding period” – names hiddenPre-publication “holding period” – names hidden
  28. 28. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system• Pre-publication “holding period” – names hiddenPre-publication “holding period” – names hidden• Checking for Code-complianceChecking for Code-compliance
  29. 29. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system• Pre-publication “holding period” – names hiddenPre-publication “holding period” – names hidden• Checking for Code-complianceChecking for Code-compliance• Registration freeRegistration free
  30. 30. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system• Pre-publication “holding period” – names hiddenPre-publication “holding period” – names hidden• Checking for Code-complianceChecking for Code-compliance• Registration freeRegistration free• Zoological RecordZoological Record to kick-start ZooBank with IoNto kick-start ZooBank with IoN
  31. 31. ZooBankHow will it work?How will it work?• Online registration formOnline registration form• Pre- and post-publication registrationPre- and post-publication registration• Primary and third-party registrationPrimary and third-party registration• GUID/DOI systemGUID/DOI system• Parallels with GenBank Acc. No. systemParallels with GenBank Acc. No. system• Pre-publication “holding period” – names hiddenPre-publication “holding period” – names hidden• Checking for Code-complianceChecking for Code-compliance• Registration freeRegistration free• Zoological RecordZoological Record to kick-start ZooBank with IoNto kick-start ZooBank with IoN• Initial prototype / proof of conceptInitial prototype / proof of concept
  32. 32. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?
  33. 33. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience
  34. 34. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list
  35. 35. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic
  36. 36. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists
  37. 37. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists• Extra resources neededExtra resources needed
  38. 38. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists• Extra resources neededExtra resources needed• FundingFunding
  39. 39. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists• Extra resources neededExtra resources needed• FundingFunding• PhyloCode / BioCodePhyloCode / BioCode
  40. 40. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists• Extra resources neededExtra resources needed• FundingFunding• PhyloCode / BioCodePhyloCode / BioCode• Web taxonomy – Registration=PublicationWeb taxonomy – Registration=Publication
  41. 41. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• Botanical experienceBotanical experience• ZooBank discussion listZooBank discussion list• Mandatory = authoritarian / imperialisticMandatory = authoritarian / imperialistic• Extra work for taxonomistsExtra work for taxonomists• Extra resources neededExtra resources needed• FundingFunding• PhyloCode / BioCodePhyloCode / BioCode• Web taxonomy – Registration=PublicationWeb taxonomy – Registration=Publication• 2008: 250 years of Linnaean zoological nomenclature2008: 250 years of Linnaean zoological nomenclature
  42. 42. ZooBankWill it be accepted?Will it be accepted?• 2008: 250 years of Linnaean zoological nomenclature2008: 250 years of Linnaean zoological nomenclature
  43. 43. THANKS TO:Coauthors of the Nature Commentary:Donat AgostiDonat Agosti Shunsuke MawatariShunsuke MawatariMiguel Alonso-ZarazagaMiguel Alonso-Zarazaga Scott MillerScott MillerGeorge BeccaloniGeorge Beccaloni Sandro MinelliSandro MinelliPer de Place BjørnPer de Place Bjørn Solene MorrisSolene MorrisPhilippe BouchetPhilippe Bouchet Peter NgPeter NgDenis BrothersDenis Brothers David PattersonDavid PattersonGathorne CranbrookGathorne Cranbrook Rich PyleRich PyleNeal EvenhuisNeal Evenhuis Nigel RobinsonNigel RobinsonCharles GodfrayCharles Godfray Lucie RogoLucie RogoNorm JohnsonNorm Johnson Janice TaverneJanice TaverneFrank KrellFrank Krell Chris ThompsonChris ThompsonDiana LipscombDiana Lipscomb Jan van TolJan van TolChris LyalChris Lyal Quentin WheelerQuentin WheelerGeorgina MaceGeorgina Mace Ed WilsonEd Wilson
  44. 44. ADDITIONAL THANKS TO:• The Wellcome Trust• Natural History Museum• Taylor & Francis Ltd• The Gatsby Charitable Foundation• The John Spedan Lewis Trust• The Commissioners & Trustees of ICZN / ITZN

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