Get Involved

Tools & Resources

Getting involved in EOL easy! Start by creating your free EOL account. From here, you can create your own online collections of species, images and more, join online communities of people with similar interests and leave comments on EOL pages. There are other ways to get involved, too. Follow the links below to find out how. Join EOL today and explore the wonderful world of biodiversity on your own or with others. Contact Us  and select "Learning and Education" to let us know how you are using EOL.

Get Involved with EOL

Join EOL

Create an Account

Joining EOL is free and simple. All you need is an email address to open an account.
Contribute pictures and more

Contribute Content

Join the EOL Flickr group to share pictures. Learn how to share videos, sounds and add text to EOL pages.

Dr.Carmen Ulloa Ulloa,scientist featured in the EOL Quinine Tree podcast. Image courtesy of Dr.Carmen Ulloa Ulloa.

Student Contributions

Under the direction of their instructors, undergraduate and graduate students can contribute content to the Encyclopedia of Life.
Dr.Carsten Egevang,scientist featured in the EOL Arctic Tern podcast and google earth tour. Image courtesy of Dr. Carsten Egevang.

Share your Observations

Let EOL and iNaturalist help you make and share observations and identify the organisms you see.