The Biodiversity Knowledge Hub (BKH) is a web platform acting as an integration point and knowledge broker for access to open, FAIR and interlinked corpora of biodiversity data, services and knowledge across the entire biodiversity research cycle.
From data concerning specimen collections to scientific publications, the strategic aim of BKH is to support a functional and integrated biodiversity knowledge graph and a new community of users.
The BKH platform operates on several levels as a one-stop portal and information cluster for accessing and understanding the complex - but increasingly interconnected - landscape of biodiversity research infrastructures in Europe.
The linked data services, accessible through the Fair Data Place (FDP) at BKH, are elaborated by the BiCIKL project, whose focus is on the next-generation approach to harvesting, liberating, accessing and re-using data from the biodiversity literature. As a result, those data are being linked to specimen and sample collections, gene sequences, taxon names and operational taxonomic units.
Knowledge available from the FDP and BKH is there for anybody, anywhere, at any time.
BKH is aimed at biodiversity researchers, research infrastructures and publishers interested in fields from taxonomy to ecology and bioinformatics. It serves as a navigation system in a universe of interconnected biodiversity research infrastructures. You can find a detailed description of the BKH tools and services provided by its contributing organisations at the BKH website: https://biodiversityknowledgehub.eu.