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Webinar: Achieving the Maximum Potential of Small University Collections: a Model in Digitization, Education, & Outreach

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Title: Achieving the Maximum Potential of Small University Collections: a Model in Digitization, Education, & Outreach
Marcia A. Revelez, Collections Manager, Angelo State Natural History Collections, Department of Biology, Angelo State University, San Angelo,TX 76909, mrevelez@angelo.edu
Date and time: 20 August 2015 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
Virtual meeting place: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet

Abstract: Small university collections are a crucial resource, as they store the detailed knowledge of the flora or fauna of a particular region. Digitization of small collections is a necessary step in increasing their value.  Continued sustainability is often based on the successful recruitment and engagement of students.  Developing a program to enlist and retain students can ensure the future of your collections while creating an environment well-suited to foster a new generation well-trained serve as advocates to endorse the value of natural history collections.  The focus of this presentation will be in two parts:  1) to present an overview and workflow of digitization in small mammal collections, and 2) to present different activities that can can serve as an attractant

Start Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Remote Connection URL: 
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet