National Audubon Society
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Project name: Great Backyard Bird Count
Data Access Policy
Great Backyard Bird Count
We recommend that GBBC data accessed from NatureCounts be cited as follow:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. 2008. Great Backyard Bird Count. Data accessed
from NatureCounts, a node of the Avian Knowledge Network, Bird Studies Canada.
Available: http://www.naturecounts.ca/. Accessed: <<date>>.
In addition, we require that the following statement be included in the acknowledgement
section of any publication:
We thank Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society for supplying
Great Backyard Bird Count data, and all of the
volunteer participants who gathered data for the project.
If data retrieved from NatureCounts are to be used for web-based products (maps, summaries, etc.),
you must contact us(firstname.lastname@example.org) for
instructions on applicable contributor/partner logo(s) and website link(s).
Cornell and Audubon retain the copyright
on all GBBC data provided to researchers/authors.
Revocation of Privileges
Any researcher/author not
abiding by this policy or the terms of the Data Request and Release Form and
Publication Agreement may forfeit any future access to NatureCounts.