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

The Nordic LSID e-infrastructure is starting

29-Jan-2008

The aim is to generate or retrieve LSIDs for all organisms in the region.  The work will start on from Lepidoptera for which three different taxonomies are currently being used in the region, and thus data integration by...[more]


CATE LSID Resolution Service is live

08-Oct-2007

The CATE project (Creating A Taxonomic e-Science) is a UK NERC-funded research project to create taxonomic web-revisions. The latest release includes an LSID Resolution Service (undertaken as part of a contract with GBIF). The...[more]


Request for Comment on TDWG LSID Applicability Statement

03-Sep-2007

The TDWG Infrastructure Project (TIP) has been working on a new draft of the TDWG LSID Applicability Statement. This document- provides guidance on how to use Life Sciences Identifiers (LSID) to meet specific requirements of...[more]


LSID Policy Workshop

18-Jun-2007

A workshop to develop a policy on LSID deployment was sponsored by the TDWG Infrastructure Project. The workshop was hosted by Greg Whitbread at the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra April 2-4 2007. The workshop...[more]


Australasian LSID Policy Workshop completes

04-May-2007

Members of the Australasian Biodiversity Federation attended a three-day meeting in early April to make recommendations towards an LSID Implementation Policy. For more information, please see the meeting website at...[more]


Request for Comments on LSID HTTP Proxy Usage Recommendations

04-May-2007

The TDWG Infrastructure Project (TIP) Team is putting forward a proposal to make Life Science Identifiers (LSID) more interoperable with standard World Wide Web and Semantic Web applications. In that proposal we recommend the use...[more]


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