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    * **[[http://​www.itis.gov|ITIS]]** is the Integrated Taxonomic Information System where you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. ​    * **[[http://​www.itis.gov|ITIS]]** is the Integrated Taxonomic Information System where you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. ​
  
-===== Field data sharing =====+===== Field data and metadata ​sharing =====
  
    * **[[http://​www.datadryad.com|Data Dryad]]** is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences. Dryad enables scientists to validate published findings, explore new analysis methodologies,​ repurpose data for research questions unanticipated by the original authors, and perform synthetic studies.    * **[[http://​www.datadryad.com|Data Dryad]]** is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences. Dryad enables scientists to validate published findings, explore new analysis methodologies,​ repurpose data for research questions unanticipated by the original authors, and perform synthetic studies.
    * **[[http://​knb.ecoinformatics.org/​morphoportal.jsp|Morpho]]** Data Management Software allows you to create and manage your data, and to share it with others. It was created to provide an easy-to-use,​ cross-platform application for accessing and manipulating metadata and data (both locally and on the network).    * **[[http://​knb.ecoinformatics.org/​morphoportal.jsp|Morpho]]** Data Management Software allows you to create and manage your data, and to share it with others. It was created to provide an easy-to-use,​ cross-platform application for accessing and manipulating metadata and data (both locally and on the network).
 +   * **[[http://​polardata.ca/​|Polar Data Catalogue]]** is a database of metadata and data that describes, indexes and provides access to diverse data sets generated by Arctic and Antarctic researchers. The records follow Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) standard format to provide metadata exchange with other data centres.  ​
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-===== Data from collections =====+===== Data from biological ​collections =====
  
    * **[[http://​www.canadensys.net/​|Canadensys]]** aims to unlock the specimen information held by Canadian university-based biological collections and share this via a network of distributed databases, compatible with other biodiversity information networks like the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility (CBIF) and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).    * **[[http://​www.canadensys.net/​|Canadensys]]** aims to unlock the specimen information held by Canadian university-based biological collections and share this via a network of distributed databases, compatible with other biodiversity information networks like the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility (CBIF) and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).