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ISU Birds

Latest version published by Illinois State University on Jun 6, 2012 Illinois State University

John Wesley Powell & Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections</br></br> The bird and mammal collections total over 6,000 specimens representing 560 species and 120 families, and date back to 1867. The bulk of the collections is from Illinois and the United States, with holdings also from Africa, India, Europe, and South America. We prepare salvaged birds and mammals into scientific study skins, and save stomach contents, skeletons, and frozen tissues (for DNA).

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 3,253 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 3,253 records in English (120 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 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:

John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections, Illinois State University

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Illinois State University. John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections (ISU) data records may be used by individual researchers or research groups, but they may not be repackaged, resold, or redistributed in any form without the express written consent of a curatorial staff member of the John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections. If any of these records are used in an analysis or report, the provenance of the original data must be acknowledged and the John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections notified. The John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections and its staff are not responsible for damages, injury or loss due to the use of these data.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: fcba1f2e-c8b8-491f-8b5f-62fae3157cc7.  Illinois State University publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Gretchen Knapp
Collections Manager
John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections 411 SLB (Science Lab Building) 61790-4120 Normal IL US +01 309-438-5556
http://bio.illinoisstate.edu/facilities/naturalhistory/index.shtml

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Dr. Angelo Capparella
Curator of Vertebrates
John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections 419 SLB (Science Lab Building) 61790-4120 Normal IL US +01 309-438-5124
http://bio.illinoisstate.edu/facilities/naturalhistory/index.shtml

Who filled in the metadata:

Gretchen Knapp
Collections Manager
John Wesley Powell-Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections 411 SLB (Science Lab Building) 61790-4120 Normal IL US +01 309-438-5556
http://bio.illinoisstate.edu/facilities/naturalhistory/index.shtml

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

No Description available

Bounding Coordinates South West [-33.9, -31.84], North East [71.25, -13.52]