Sidnei de Souza

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Scientists from megadiverse countries, such as Brazil, face huge challenges in gathering and analyzing information about species richness and abundance. In Brazil, speciesLink is an e-infrastructure that offers free and open access to data from more than 300 biological and data collections. SpeciesLink’s thematic network, INCT-Virtual Herbarium of Plants(More)
Biodiversity information is critical to a wide range of scientific, educational and governmental uses, and is essential for decision making. Most of the biodiversity information is neither readily available nor accessible. Recent developments in information and communication technology are allowing new experiences in the integration, analysis and(More)
1. Scientiic information in developing countries Although 80% of the world consists of developing countries which encompass 24.1% of world's scientists and 5.3% of its research expenditure, these countries only show a participation of 2% in the indexed output of scientiic information. Considering the interviews with more than 100 scientists and journal(More)
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