Guidelines for Acceptable Use of Data
Recommended Citation Formats
Use one of the following formats to cite data retrieved from the Monarch network:
Monarch. 2020. http//:monarch.calacademy.org/index.php. Accessed on August 06.
Usage of occurrence data from specific institutions:
Biodiversity occurrence data published by: <List of Collections> (Accessed through Monarch Data Portal, http//:monarch.calacademy.org/index.php, YYYY-MM-DD)
Biodiversity occurrence data published by: Field Museum of Natural History, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, and New York Botanical Garden (Accessed through Monarch Data Portal, http//:monarch.calacademy.org/index.php, 2020-08-06)
Occurrence Record Use Policy
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