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Scratchpads are an online virtual research environment for biodiversity for the sharing of data and the creation of specific research networks. Sites can focus on specific taxonomic groups, the biodiversity of a biogeographic region, or any aspect of natural history. Scratchpads are also suitable for societies or for managing and presenting projects.


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Record updated: Jan. 11, 2021, 12:53 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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Scratchpads 2.0: a Virtual Research Environment supporting scholarly collaboration, communication and data publication in biodiversity science.

Smith VS,Rycroft SD,Brake I,Scott B,Baker E,Livermore L,Blagoderov V,Roberts D
Zookeys 2011

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