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Access to data in the PARADISEC repository is available to those who have signed an access form. A nominal fee may be charged for files delivered on CD/DVD. Completed forms should be posted or faxed to PARADISEC (Sydney).

PARADISEC has been funded by the Universities of Sydney, Melbourne, New England, ANU the Australian Research Council and Grangenet.

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PARADISEC Operations Manual PDF (922KB)

PARADISEC Deposit Form (includes the statement of access conditions): RTF or PDF

PARADISEC Metadata Set RTF (278 KB)

PARADISEC Information Leaflet (English) PDF (206 KB)

PARADISEC Information Leaflet (French) PDF (251 KB)

PARADISEC Information Leaflet (Simplified Chinese) PDF (216 KB)

PARADISEC Information Leaflet (Bahasa Indonesian) PDF (88 KB)

PARADISEC Digital Standards rtf (44 KB) or PDF (74 KB)

PARADISEC basic metadata import spreadsheet xls (28 KB)

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