Broadcast your biodiversity data online with a Scratchpad.
Scratchpads are a digital platform created for biodiversity researchers to:
Scratchpads are unearthing buried biodiversity data by making the information openly available and re-usable by the global scientific community.
Here is a collection of Scratchpads created by Museum scientists.
Users: more than 7,000.
Research communities: more than 630 worldwide.
Languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Chinese, thanks to community-developed translations.
Servers: four independent Scratchpad hosts in the UK, USA, Germany and China.
Software: open-source Drupal development framework. Currently more than 200 modules and over 100 modules created by the Museum's informatics team.
Provides information about the taxonomy, phylogeny and nomenclature of Diptera.
Authoritative resource for the taxonomy and systematics and global diversity of family Culicidae.
Providing the scientific community with electronic access to data on the Bryozoa of the British Isles.
An aid for local conservationists, scientists and amateur entomologists in their study of Borneon beetles.
The taxonomy and distribution of bees in the western Palaearctic region.
A global group of cockroach enthusiasts and professional entomologists.
Phthiraptera explores the co-evolutionary patterns between Galápagos mockingbirds and their louse and mite parasites.
Provides a worldwide taxonomic monograph of the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
For exchanging information on diatom collections and a curatorial and taxonomic tool.