Globally Unique Identifiers - GUID

TDWG Task Group (Open)

Convener

Kevin Richards
Landcare New Zealand
Email: richardsk777@gmail.com

Purpose

To standardize the use of globally unique identifiers within the Biodiversity Informatics community.

 

Latest News

TDWG 2010: Woods Hole Massachusetts September 26 - October 1

09-Mar-2010

Dear TDWG Members and FriendsDonald Hobern as Chairman of TDWG has just announced on behalf of the TDWG Executive Committee that TDWG 2010 will be held at Woods Hole Massachusetts September 26 - October 1.The decision this year...[more]


Multimedia Resources Metadata Schema Submitted for Review

01-Mar-2010

The GBIF - TDWG Multimedia Resources Metadata Schema (MRTG)has been submitted to the TDWG STandards Track for review. MRTG is a data standard for exchanging data describing biodiversity multimedia resources and...[more]


TAPIR Approved as a TDWG Standard

01-Feb-2010

The TDWG Executive Committee has approved the adoption of TDWG Access Protocol for Information Retrieval (TAPIR) - http://www.tdwg.org/standards/449/ as a TDWG standard. The committee acknowledges the excellent work of the TAPIR...[more]


Review of TDWG Systems and Services

29-Jan-2010

As you are probably aware, we have had a few problems with the TDWG systems over the last few years. Thankfully, most of the issues have been minor, but we have had a few more serious problems with Twiki. While a number of...[more]


NC State University Insect Museum Implements LSIDs

13-Apr-2008

The Insect Museum of NC State University has now implemented LSIDs for their collections with help from Roger Hyam, see http://blogs.lib.ncsu.edu/page/insects?entry=urn_lsid_biocol_org_col. To quote the announcement- "What does...[more]


Short note on LSID Tester tool published

19-Feb-2008

A short note on Rod Page's LSID Tester tool has been published in the Open Access journal Source Code for Biology and Medicine. The DOI is doi:10.1186/1751-0473-3-2 and the direct link is http://www.scfbm.org/content/3/1/2/....[more]


LSID Authority Setup Guides

15-Feb-2008

The TDWG Secretariat and the TDWG Globally Unique Identifiers (GUID) Task Group announce the availability of the LSID Authority Setup Guides- http://www.tdwg.org/activities/guid/documents/lsid-setup-guides/ These guides were...[more]


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