Press Releases

Published: 02-24-2018
  The Society of Herbarium Curators and iDigBio are pleased to announce a 7-week "Strategic Planning for Herbaria” online course.   Take this opportunity to introduce new purpose and excitement into your organization.  Prepare to relate your collection’s compelling vision to stakeholders and discuss long-term goals and strategies with...
Published: 02-16-2018
ELC, ePANDDA, EarthRates Demo Derby May 15-17, 2018 Memorial Union, University of Wisconsin-Madison   Deadline for applications: Monday March 12th   Are you a paleogeoscientist, macro-scale biologist, data scientist, programmer, or educator interested in learning how to access and harness large paleobiodiversity databases for your research, teaching, and public...
Published: 01-18-2018
  During the Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections, thousands of citizen scientists around the world completed over 50,000 digitization tasks. NHMLA Crustacea Collections Manager Adam Wall assists volunteers with digitization, closely supervised by a zebra specimen in the NHMLA Age of Mammals Exhibit. Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 2018 — In an effort to make biological...
Published: 01-16-2018
Assistant Collections Manager (Full Time) Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Position Overview: Reporting to the Director of Collections, the Assistant Collections Manager assists with the management, preservation, and accessibility of the collections. This position will continue specimen data migration from the scientific and teaching collections into Arctos (http://...
Published: 01-13-2018
The Helen Fellowship is a one-year residency for post-baccalaureate women to devote time immersed in computational scientific research and educational outreach at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City. This residency allows fellows to conduct research under the guidance of a museum scientist in one of the AMNH’s science divisions, i.e. Invertebrate Zoology,...
Published: 01-10-2018
The UF Carpentries Club, Informatics Institute, Biodiversity Institute, and Marston Science Library are combining to offer a two day Software Carpentry Workshop, Monday-Tuesday, January 22-23, 2018, to help the UF community get started learning R and common software development tools such as the Unix shell, SQL, and Git. Need to learn some programming for a class? Have data you’re...
Published: 01-10-2018
The Global Genome Biodiversity Network is seeking feedback on the ease of use of the GGBN Data Portal. Please respond by January 23. surveymonkey.com/r/8DTBT65  
Published: 12-19-2017
Job Summary: The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History invites applications for a Vertebrate Paleontology Collections Manager position. We seek an individual with interests in fossil vertebrates and trace fossils to guide the day-to-day management of the physical collections and associated resources including archives and paper records as well as databases. Our museum is a world-class...
Published: 12-13-2017
Position Summary Indiana University invites applications for a combined Paleontology Collections Manager and Digital Projects Coordinator position. We seek an individual with primary interests in invertebrate paleontology and collections digitization who will help us maintain our momentum in transforming paleontology at IU and advancing digital initiatives in all of our natural history...
Published: 10-11-2017
  CU Boulder researchers and collaborating institutions have been awarded $2.9 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create a comprehensive digital archive of more than 1.7 million plant specimens native to the southern Rocky Mountain region. CU Boulder will serve as the lead institution of an interdisciplinary consortium composed of 38 collaborating partners, which...

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