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dc.contributor.authorCael, G.
dc.contributor.authorDavy, J.
dc.contributor.authorJacob, B.
dc.contributor.authorMergen, P.
dc.descriptionThe Biodiversity Information and Cybertaxonomy Services at the Royal Museum for Central Africa are working on a variety of subjects and projects to support taxonomy and biodiversity research in-house, as well in national and international consortiums. We identified the need for a tool that would manage the communication, dissemination, and helpdesk activities with the many partners and stakeholders involved. As a base, we decided to use the Drupal 6 content management system which has one of the largest online communities of developers and contributors. We adapted the system to our needs by using a multi-domain installation, which consists of one overarching structure which we call Cybertaxonomy Portal with several sub-domains for different projects we re involved in (examples include SYNTHESYS-NA2 (Synthesis of Systematic Resources Network Activity 2), BHL-Europe (Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe), OpenUp! (Opening Up Natural History Collections to Europeana), or CABIN (Central African Biodiversity Information Network)).
dc.titleThe Royal Museum for Central Africa Cybertaxonomy portal and its subdomains: an interconnected helpdesk system and information management tool.
dc.subject.frascatiBiological sciences
dc.subject.freeBiological collection and data management
dc.source.titleTDWG 2011 Annual Conference

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