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Field Guide Tutorials
The EOL Field Guide Tool enables you to create a customized field guide based on information and images from the Encyclopedia of Life.
Tutorials and FAQ
Below are tutorials to help you get started. Each tutorial is available as a slideshow and as a downloadable PDF. For more information visit our FAQ page.
To view the slideshows in a full screen, look for this icon in the lower right hand corner. To return to this page, hit the Escape key (ESC) on your keyboard.
Creating a Login and Password
Creating and Editing Your Field Guide
Printing Your Field Guide
Field Guides + EOL
The Field Guide tool pulls information from the Encyclopedia of Life into a customizable field guide template. You are free to edit and customize your field guide to suit your own needs.
Please note the information in your guide is pulled from the related EOL species pages. Information on EOL is protected by a Creative Commons license, not a copyright, which means that you are free to adapt and distribute both images and text as long as you credit the original author. Edited information from your guide DOES NOT go back into EOL or alter the original content in EOL in anyway.