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ISM Ornithology Collection

Latest version published by Illinois State Museum on Dec 22, 2016 Illinois State Museum

The Illinois State Museum's zoology collections contain over 140,000 specimens representing mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and mollusks. The museum's collections of vertebrate skeletons and fresh water mollusks are among the most extensive of their type in the U.S. They include large series for many Midwestern species and constitute one of the best comparative collections in the country for the identification of animal remains from archaeological, paleontological, and contemporary forensic contexts.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 12,051 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 12,051 records in English (1,015 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Illinois State Museum

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Illinois State Museum. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 2ffeb29f-0971-474c-895e-45e60da3b2a3.  Illinois State Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Meredith Mahoney
Assistant Curator of Zoology
Illinois State Museum 1011 E. Ash Street 62703 Springfield Illinois US 217-785-4843
http://www.museum.state.il.us

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Meredith Mahoney
Assistant Curator of Zoology
Illinois State Museum 1011 E. Ash Street 62703 Springfield Illinois US 217-785-4843
http://www.museum.state.il.us

Who filled in the metadata:

Meredith Mahoney
Assistant Curator of Zoology
Illinois State Museum 1011 E. Ash Street 62703 Springfield Illinois US 217-785-4843
http://www.museum.state.il.us

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Progammer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

Collections include many Midwestern species and constitute one of the best comparative collections in the country for the identification of animal remains from archaeological, paleontological, and contemporary forensic contexts.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves (Birds)

Collection Data

Collection Name ISM Ornithology
Collection Identifier Birds
Parent Collection Identifier ISM

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 2ffeb29f-0971-474c-895e-45e60da3b2a3
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ism_birds