Why choose Scratchpads?
Create your own site
Create your own website to connect, work with and share your data.
Read more about creating your site.
Publish your data online
Scratchpads are an easy and effective way to present your data online.
Read more about publishing your data.
Contribute to biodiversity knowledge
Link and share your structured data to make it widely accessible.
Read more about contributing knowledge.
Collaborate with your peers
Whether you want to prepare a paper with colleagues, build a bibliographic database or create
a reference collection of images and observations, Scratchpads can help.
Read more about collaborating.
Join the community!
Scratchpads 2.9.17 has been released. This release brings two module upgrades and fixes bugs with DOI import and Species Tabs display.Read more
Scratchpads version 2.9.16 has been released, and all NHM-hosted sites have been updated to this latest version.Read more
This week at the TDWG 2020 conference we presented our intention to migrate Scratchpads away from its current Drupal codebase and towards a system that’s easier to support. Part of this involves an exploration of data storage platforms that we can partner with so that our developers can focus more on the user interface.Read more
Scratchpads version 2.9.12 has been released, and we are in the process of updating all sites to this latest version.Read more
Scratchpads version 2.9.11 has been released, and we are in the process of updating all sites to this latest version.Read more
Scratchpads around the world
Our 26 Scratchpads ambassadors are located across the globe: