|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2010|
|Authors:||Blagoderov, V.A., Brake, I., Georgiev, T., Penev, L., Roberts, D., Rycroft, S., Scott, B., Agosti, D., Catapano, T., Smith V.|
|Keywords:||ICBN, ICZN, Nomenclature, Online publishing, Taxonomy|
We describe a method to publish nomenclatural acts described in taxonomic websites (Scratchpads) that are formally registered through publication in a printed journal (ZooKeys). This method is fully compliant with the zoological nomenclatural code. Our approach supports manuscript creation (via a Scratchpad), electronic act registration (via ZooBank), online and print publication (in the journal ZooKeys) and simultaneous dissemination (ZooKeys and Scratchpads) for nomenclatorial acts including new species descriptions. The workflow supports the generation of manuscripts directly from a database and is illustrated by two sample papers published in the present issue.
Streamlining taxonomic publication: a working example with Scratchpads and ZooKeys