A LifeDesk is an online environment that provides a collaborative space for creating, editing, and publishing pages of species information. EOL provides two type of LifeDesks: An Expert LifeDesk, designed for practicing scientists and an Education LifeDesk, for students. More information about Expert LifeDesks can be found on the Expert LifeDesk website.
Education LifeDesks offer a convenient environment designed to support writing, editing and review of student assignments. Using the Education LifeDesks students in college biology classes contribute to EOL species pages under close supervision by their instructors.
- Get Started With Education LifeDesks
- Learn more about how students can contribute content to EOL
- View the EOL Page Orientation Guide
Mouse over the sample taxon pages below to learn more