Facilitating access to biodiversity information: a survey of users' needs and practices.

@article{Davis2014FacilitatingAT,
  title={Facilitating access to biodiversity information: a survey of users' needs and practices.},
  author={Miriam L E Steiner Davis and Carol Tenopir and Suzie Allard and Michael Frame},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={690-701}
}
Biodiversity information is essential for understanding and managing the environment. However, identifying and providing the forms and types of biodiversity information most needed for research and decision-making is a significant challenge. While research needs and data gaps within particular topics or regions have received substantial attention, other information aspects such as data formats, sources, metadata, and information tools have received little. Focusing on the US southeast, a region… CONTINUE READING