[IPT] VASCAN metadata can now be downloaded as RTF

Bruno Danis bruno.danis at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 08:57:35 CEST 2011

Hi Peter,
Hi all,

this is a really cool feature! this will definitely motivate a lot of people to publish data!



On 01 Jun 2011, at 22:57, Peter Desmet wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was intrigued by GBIF's announcement regarding publishing
> biodiversity data (http://bit.ly/m8hR6U), so I updated our IPT
> (http://ipt.canadensys.net) to 2.0.2 and republished our dataset
> (http://ipt.canadensys.net/resource.do?r=vascan). Users can now export
> the Database of Vascular Plants of Canada metadata as RTF
> (http://ipt.canadensys.net/rtf.do?r=vascan) and we could even submit
> this as a data paper to a Pensoft journal. Really cool and very easy!
> Good job IPT team!
> Peter
> PS: When I find some time, I'm going to dig a bit deeper in the RTF
> file and see how the EML->RTF transition went.
> -- 
> Peter Desmet
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> biodiversité
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Dr Bruno Danis

Identification platform: Antarctic Field Guide

Scientific Coordinator
Free and Open Access to Antarctic Biodiversity Data

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GBIF Nodes Portal Toolkit (NPT)

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Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management

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