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MorphoSource referenced in 400 citations in 2021, increasing all-time total to nearly 1300
2021-12-20

According to Google Scholar, MorphoSource was discussed or referenced 400+ times across the year 2021. This is a new yearly record for the repository, and increases our all-time number of citations to almost 1,300. Thank you very much to all of the data contributors and downloaders who have made this happen by finding MorphoSource a … Continue reading

MorphoSource Team at Reduced Capacity for End of Year Holidays, Dec. 20-31
2021-12-20

The MorphoSource team will be operating at reduced capacity over the upcoming end of year holiday period, from Monday, December 20th through Friday, December 31.

MorphoSource Team at Reduced Capacity for US Holiday Weekend, Nov. 25-28
2021-11-22

The MorphoSource team will be operating at reduced capacity over the upcoming US holiday weekend, from Thursday, November 25th through Sunday, November 28th.

Repository Statistics

Media Files
151,377
Physical Objects Represented
48,726
Data Projects
1,350
Taxonomies (GBIF Linked)
13,771
Taxonomies (User Created)
15,950
Collections and Facilities
1,036
Users
14,717
Contributors
1,578

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MorphoSource currently has 61415 published 3D models, largely biological skeletal material. You can view all of these in your browser with no required software. 31110 of these media can be freely downloaded for further visualization and measurement. The remaining 30305 media can usually be downloaded after a simple request process. You can use our search page to see all of these published web-viewable 3D models, and you can refine the search further by anatomical element or by genus and species.

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