About Plazi

Plazi is an association supporting and promoting the development of persistent and openly accessible digital taxonomic literature.


Plazi's partners include Zenodo, GBIF, Pensoft, SIB, BHL, NCBI, eCH, ZooBank, CETAF, Datacamp, FactsMission, and others

The Story behind Plazi

Plazi is inspired by and named for Placidus Spescha, an 18th century Benedictine monk from Disentis, Switzerland