Digitization and online access to data on natural history collections of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan: Assumptions and implementation of the AMUNATCOLL project
 
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Department of Systematic and Environmental Botany, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Biodiversity Digitzation Laboratory, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Department of General Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Natural History Collections, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Project Support Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Biological Spatial Information Laboratory, Faculty of Biology of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
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Supercomputing and Networking Center Jana Pawła II 10, 61-139 Poznań, Poland
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Bogdan Jackowiak   

bogjack@amu.edu.pl
 
Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 2022;(65)
 
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This paper describes a project aimed at digitizing and openly sharing the natural history collections (AMUNATCOLL) of the Faculty of Biology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Poland). The result of this project is a database (including 2.2 million records) of plant, fungal and animal specimens, which is available online via the AMUNATCOLL portal and on the Global Biodiversity Information Facility website. This article presents selected aspects of the “life cycle” of this project, with a particular focus on its preparatory phase.
ISSN:2080-945X