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Accession 14-224

Global Genome Biodiversity Network

Website Records, 2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Global Genome Biodiversity Network
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2014
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Collection: Accession 14-224
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the website of the Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) as it existed on June 4, 2014. GGBN is a global network of well-managed collections of genomic tissue samples, benefiting society through biodiversity research, development and conservation. The network fosters collaborations among repositories of molecular biodiversity in order to ensure quality standards, improve best practices, secure interoperability, and harmonize exchange of material in accordance with national and international legislation and conventions. GGBN's secretariat is hosted and supported by the National Museum of Natural History. The website provides information about the network and how to become a member. It also includes downloadable newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other documents. Genomic data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of the website of the Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) as it existed on June 4, 2014. GGBN is a global network of well-managed collections of genomic tissue samples, benefiting society through biodiversity research, development and conservation. The network fosters collaborations among repositories of molecular biodiversity in order to ensure quality standards, improve best practices, secure interoperability, and harmonize exchange of material in accordance with national and international legislation and conventions. GGBN's secretariat is hosted and supported by the National Museum of Natural History. The website provides information about the network and how to become a member. It also includes downloadable newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other documents. Genomic data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-224, Website Records

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Electronic Records

GGBN website, crawled June 4, 2014

Electronic Records