international online community for dna barcoding professionals
Who can get an account on BOLD? How can you get an account on BOLD?
The Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) is freely available to all interested parties. This means that anyone can create an account, access public barcode records, upload their own data and have access to all features available on BOLD. For more information on how to create an account and get started please visit our online documentation or proceed directly to the new user form.
If I am not associated with an institution, how do I register myself on BOLD?
Users that are not affiliated with an institution can register a personal unaffiliated institution in the place of an institution under the naming scheme "Research Collection of ___". Personal address and phone number can be used to fill out details on the "Add New Institution" form that is accessed through the New User registration form.