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A new era for specimen databases and biodiversity information management in South Africa

by Willem Coetzer, Offer Gon, Michelle Hamer, Fatima Parker-Allie
Biodiversity Informatics ()
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Abstract

We present observations and a commentary on the inherited legacy and current state of biodiversity information management in South African natural history museums, and make recommendations for the future. We emphasize the importance of using a recognized database application, and training and capacity development to improve the quality and integration of biodiversity information for research.

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