Importing People

Caution: importing this way will allow duplicate nodes to be created, so please do not re-import people who are already in the database.

A list of people already in the database can be seen here:

This page to import:
There is a link to download a template CSV file on that page.

Fields (starred are required)

First name of individual.

Last name of individual or full name of organization, association, etc.

Why this person should be in the database.
Possible values for "role:"
- Collections Manager
- Field Collector
- Landowner
- Taxonomist

Institution with which this person is/was affiliated. Only one institution per person can be imported, but multiple institutions can be associated by editing the node afterward.

Birthdate in format YYYY-MM-DD.

Any other information that seems relevant to describing this person.