ISBER Best Practices: Recommendations for Repositories. 2023. 5th Edition.
The ISBER Best Practices, Fifth Edition: A New Process for Relevance in an Evolving Landscape presents the most effective practices for the management of biological and environmental specimen collections and repositories. It is the definitive, global guide for managing and operating biobanks. These are either evidence-based or consensus-based practices for collection, long-term storage, retrieval and distribution of specimens. They promote the availability of high-quality biological and environmental specimens for future research.