[tdwg-content] ITIS TSNID to uBio NamebankIDs mapping
steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu
Fri May 20 12:42:03 CEST 2011
Thanks, all, for the responses. The "Compare to ITIS" function does
just what I want. I did a test run of 1000 names and it worked like a
charm. I will need to do a little massaging because sometimes two or
more ITIS IDs come back for each uBio ID. But I can handle that.
David Remsen (GBIF) wrote:
> Have you tried this?
> or this?
> All this ubio talk makes me think we were on to something. Worth a thought about adopting the new stnadrds and tools and making it really smooth.
> On 20 May 2011, at 04:46, Steve Baskauf wrote:
>> I have generated a csv spreadsheet of about 39 000 plant names for the
>> U.S. which has the ITIS TSNIDs for the names in a column. I would like
>> to have the uBio Namebank IDs in another column of the table. I have
>> been looking them up on the uBio website by typing in the names as I
>> need to know the IDs, but after doing about 300 of them, I'm getting
>> tired of it. Does anybody have a clever idea of a way to get the other
>> 38 000 Namebank IDs without looking them up. I'm sure that it would be
>> possible to find this out because uBio gets names from ITIS. However, I
>> haven't seen any clues about how to do it in an automated fashion. I'm
>> guessing that there might be some way to use the uBio web services, but
>> if so, it isn't obvious and I probably don't have the skills to carry it
>> out anyway.
>> Any ideas?
>> Steven J. Baskauf, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
>> Vanderbilt University Dept. of Biological Sciences
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>> Nashville, TN 37235-1634, U.S.A.
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Steven J. Baskauf, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
Vanderbilt University Dept. of Biological Sciences
postal mail address:
VU Station B 351634
Nashville, TN 37235-1634, U.S.A.
2125 Stevenson Center
1161 21st Ave., S.
Nashville, TN 37235
office: 2128 Stevenson Center
phone: (615) 343-4582, fax: (615) 343-6707
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