Explore below for printed and electronic materials you can use in promoting Global Plants in your work. You'll also find agreements, FAQs, and more helpful information.

 

Media Kit
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
PosterPDF11 x 17 inchesPromote Global Plants with posters.
HandoutPDF8.5 x 11 inchesProvide an overview of Global Plants in one handout.
PostcardPDF5 x 7 inchesThis is a standard postcard size.
Web AdJPG300 x 250 pxThis is a standard ad size for the web.
Web AdJPG500 x 500 pxThis is a standard ad size for Facebook.
Partner LogoGIF300 x 122 pxShow that you're a Global Plants Partner on your website.
Global Plants PresentationPPT1.33 MBYour go-to presentation on Global Plants
Becoming a Global Plants Partner
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
Global Plants Partner BenefitsPDF1.54 MBAn introduction to Global Plants and the benefits extended to Global Plants partners.
Global Plants Partner AgreementPDF205 KBReview the Global Plants partner agreement.
New Partner OverviewPDF715 KBAn introduction to Global Plants content submission and management.
Manage Your Content in Global Plants
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
PubUI ManualPDF3.18 MBIntroduction to using PubUI to view, edit, and update your content in Global Plants.
DISQUS Overview for Partners PDF126 KBIntroduction to DISQUS, the Global Plants website commenting platform.
Specimen Data Resources
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
Introduction to Global Plants Data StandardsPDF502 KBIntroduction to recording your data according to Global Plants data standards.
Understanding XML and the GPI SchemaPDF943 KBA guide to submitting your Global Plants data in XML form.
Download Global Plants XML SchemaXSD15 KBGlobal Plants XML schema.
Using Specimen Data Spreadsheet TemplatePDF475 KBA guide to submitting your Global Plants data in spreadsheet form.
Global Plants Specimen Data Template: Example SubmissionXLS88 KBExamples of how to properly complete the Global Plants specimen data template
Global Plants Specimen Template: Specimens with Single IdentificationsXLS11 KBA spreadsheet template to use when submitting data for specimens with single identifications.
Global Plants Specimen Template: Specimens with Multiple IdentificationsXLS13KBA spreadsheet template to use when submitting data for specimens with multiple identifications.
Specimen Imaging Resources
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
Guidelines for Scanning SpecimensPDF906 KBFor Partners building a workflow to digitize specimens.
HerbScan Equipment and Software SetupPDF434 KBFor Partners intending to digitize specimens using an HerbScan.
HerbScan LightboxPDF1.9 MBAn alternative to the HerbScan for herbaria with limited space.
Imaging algae, bryophytes, fungi and lichens guidelinesPDF1 MBGuidelines on imaging courtesy of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (MEL).
Imaging Bulky SpecimensPDF632 KBGuidelines on imaging bulky specimens courtesy of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K).
Large-sheet Scanning with HerbScan AttachmentPDF1 MBGuidelines on imaging large-sheet specimens courtesy of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K).
Digitizing of Bryophytes and Lichen TypesPDF259 KBGuidelines on imaging bryophyte and lichen types courtesy of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K).
Contributing Primary Source Content to Global Plants
DescriptionFormatSizeNotes
Guidelines for Non-Specimen Data EntryPDF586 KBAn introduction to submitting non-specimen content to Global Plants.
Global Plants Primary Source Content TemplateXLS22 KBA spreadsheet template to use when submitting your non-specimen content to Global Plants.
Introduction to Dublin CorePDF765 KBAn introduction to Dublin Core, the data standard used for Global Plants primary source materials.