iDigBio Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop (Day1 AM Session1)

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TitleiDigBio Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop (Day1 AM Session1)
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference2012
AuthorsiDigBio
Conference NamePublic Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop
KeywordsPublic Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop
AbstractiDigBio, the National Science Foundation’s national HUB for Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC), is offering a workshop to identify ways to engage the public in the ongoing digitization of biodiversity specimens. The workshop will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, on September 28–29, 2012. It is co-organized by iDigBio’s Public Participation in Digitization Working Group and iDigBio’s Education and Outreach Working Group. Project leaders, biodiversity informatics software developers, and informal education community members are especially encouraged to attend.
URLhttp://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p33p7jqteiy/
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7:55–8:00

Mast, Austin and Dunckel, Betty

iDigBio; Dept. of Biological Science, Florida State Univ./iDigBio; Florida Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Florida

 Introduction to the workshop.

8:00–8:15

Maglia, Anne

U.S. National Science Foundation 

Introduction to NSF's Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections.

8:15–8:30

Page, Larry

iDigBio; Florida Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Florida

Introduction to iDigBio. The thematic collections networks: overview of project goals and digitization methods, with
recognition of steps that could involve the public.

8:30–8:45

Nash, Thomas.

Lichens and Bryophytes Thematic Collections Network Project. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

The lichen and bryophyte and climate change (LBCC) TCN: an overview, current progress and relationship to the American Bryological and Lichenological Society.

8:50–9:05

Brinda, John.

Lichens and Bryophytes Thematic Collections Network Project. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri.

A few ideas on how public participation can improve the specimen digitization process at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

9:10–9:25

Seltmann, Katja.

Tri-Trophic Thematic Collections Network Project. American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.

Opportunities for public involvement and outreach associated with the Plants, Herbivores, and Parasitoids: A Model System for the study of Tri-Trophic Associations Project.

9:30–9:45

Speelman, Julie A.

InvertNet Thematic Collections Network Project. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Indiana.

Community assisted digital imaging of insect specimens.

9:50–10:05

Thiers, Barbara.

Macrofungi Thematic Collections Network Project. New York Botanical Garden, New York, New York.

The Macrofungi CollectionConsortium TCN and North American mycophiles: enhancing a long-standing relationship.