The Distributed System of Scientific Collections

Harnessing the power of Natural Science Collections

DiSSCo UK is a partnership of institutions who are digitising their collections to make reliable knowledge and evidence about the natural world available to all.

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DiSSCo, empowering the UK network of collections

Ensuring that UK institutions are supported to digitise, share and improve their collections, regardless of size or location

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DiSSCo facilitates innovation, scientific discovery and decision-making

Bringing collections together as a distributed, interoperable research infrastructure, making them digitally open, accessible, and usable for all forms of research and innovation

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DiSSCo UK Data Portal