Classification. Nomenclature

(QH:83)
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QH 83 Classification. Nomenclature

Biodiversity and Biological Collections Web Server

Summary:
The Biodiversity and Biological Collections Web Server (BBCWS) is "...devoted to information of interest to systematists and other biologists of the organismic kind. Within these pages...[the user] will find information about specimens in biological collections , taxonomic authority files, directories of biologists, reports by various standards bodies (IOPI, ASC, SA2000,etc.), an archive of the Taxacom, MUSE-L and CICHLID-L listserv[er]s...access to on-line journals...and information about MUSE and Delta."
Within the site's main page are two columns for general research sources. They include: botany; herpetology; invertebrates and entomology; ichthyology; mammology; mycology and microbiology; orinthology; announcements and general news; biological societies; biologist directories; data models and standards reports; general biodiversity; geology and earth sciences; and natural history museums. For each of these subjects, upon selecting the topic of interest, the user will find a listing of WWW sites, which are in no particular order. A site's title is the link to its respective contents; the web server's creators have included, on occasion, the location of the site and some comment on the quality of its offerings.
Other resources accessible through the server include : query online Fish DB's; MUSE project information areas; ListServe Archives, such as BIO-AUTH, Taxacom, MUSE-L, Cichlid-L, and PEET-L; Delta and Intkey Information; the Biological Image Archive; import and export regulations; biodiversity journals and newsletters; US-OBI; BCIP workshop materials; and general WWW resources.
The site is maintained by Julian Humphries ; the University of Kansas, and Steve Hsieh; the University of Michigan.
To Search:
Choose topic of interest from main page listings. Title listings are direct electronic links to respective WWW pages. Select title to view contents of its respective site.
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