Materials developed through the Biodiversity Collections Network will be archived in this section of the website.  Additionally, we hope this section of the website can become a place to share other community materials and resources that will contribute to the development of a sustainable, networked community of practice.

Overview of BCoN


Journal Articles

  • Alex R Hardisty, Elizabeth R Ellwood, Gil Nelson, Breda Zimkus, Jutta Buschbom, Wouter Addink, Richard K Rabeler, John Bates, Andrew Bentley, José A B Fortes, Sara Hansen, James A Macklin, Austin R Mast, Joseph T Miller, Anna K Monfils, Deborah L Paul, Elycia Wallis, Michael Webster, Digital Extended Specimens: Enabling an Extensible Network of Biodiversity Data Records as Integrated Digital Objects on the Internet, BioScience, Volume 72, Issue 10, October 2022, Pages 978–987,
  • Barbara Thiers, John Bates, Andrew C Bentley, Linda S Ford, David Jennings, Anna K Monfils, Jennifer M Zaspel, James P Collins, Manzour Hernando Hazbón, Jyotsna L Pandey, Implementing a Community Vision for the Future of Biodiversity Collections, BioScience, Volume 71, Issue 6, June 2021, Pages 561–563,  
  • James Lendemer, et al., The Extended Specimen Network: A Strategy to Enhance US Biodiversity Collections, Promote Research and Education, BioScience, Volume 70, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 23–30,