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Research Reference Library


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The Research Reference Library is an experimental top-level system collection in ScienceBase designed to provide an alternative organization to data assets cataloged in ScienceBase. It was inspired by the development of the Biogeographic Information System and is a virtual component of that framework. The experimental aspect of this for ScienceBase is the overall flattening of the hierarchical system, which has become entirely too complex over time. The Research Reference Library houses research references; generally, scientific papers and other information assets. In general citation records point to and use authoritative identifiers like DOIs and contain information directly from those sources and cached in the reference library [...]

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Editor :
Brandon S Serna
Lead Organization :
Core Science Analytics and Synthesis
Principal Investigator :
Sky Bristol

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The Research Reference Library houses published items for reference and use as part of a research infrastructure.


This collection of citation records honors copyright protections on referenced resources, relying on established, licensed access methods for access to journal articles and other sources where applicable. Some legitimate author manuscripts or other sources for the materials may be linked or attached to items in the collection as needed to facilitate access to important reference materials.


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ScienceBase WMS


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