Digitization

GSA2016: Fossil Specimens 0’s and 1’s - Databases, Standards, & Mobilization

Wed, 2016-07-27 07:50 -- grungle

This session at GSA 2016 will focus on paleontology/geo databases, data standards related to paleontology, and mobilization of research-quality paleontology data to iDigBio and other aggregators. These topics have sparked considerable interest amongst the iDigBio Paleontology Digitization Working Group and are a natural extension of existing digitization programs.

SPNHC 2016 One Collection: pathways to integration

Wed, 2016-07-13 00:51 -- dpaul

Berlin, the Museum for Naturkunde, and Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum proved to be an engaging setting for SPNHC 2016. Conference attendees packed the conference rooms and exhibit hall of the andel’s Hotel in Friedrichshain.

From iDigBio - About the Cisco Pit Stop: Digitising the Natural History Museum’s collections

Mon, 2016-05-02 15:03 -- dpaul

For optimum results, digitization of collections needs to go faster, right? Of course, this includes addressing data quality and completeness.

SPNHC 2016 Symposium: An International Conversation on Mobilizing Natural History Collections (NHC) Data and Integrating Data for Research

Wed, 2016-04-13 15:28 -- dpaul

UPDATE: Good News! Several symposia at SPNHC 2016 will be broadcast live - so you can listen in from all over the world. Stay tuned for details, watch twitter, facebook, and these iDigBio pages.

UPDATE. We had over 27 abstracts submitted for a symposium with 9 slots. So, we added an additional symposium titled: Digitizing and Imaging Collections: New Methods, Ideas, and Uses.

SPNHC 2016 Conference: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

Wed, 2016-04-13 15:13 -- dpaul

UPDATE: Good News! Several symposia at SPNHC 2016 will be broadcast live - so you can listen in from all over the world. Stay tuned for details, watch twitter, facebook, and these iDigBio pages.

From the SPNHC 2016 Berlin web site: http://www.spnhc2016.berlin/index.html

Webinar: The Value of Digitizing Bird Collections

Thu, 2015-08-06 10:24 -- maphillips

iDigBio’s Vertebrate Digitization Interest Group is pleased to offer a 4-part webinar series entitled The Value of Digitizing Vertebrate Collections, all to be held on Tuesdays in September, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. These will be the first four of several webinars leading up to a second iDigBio-sponsored vertebrate digitization workshop to be held spring 2016.

Webinar: The Value of Digitizing Herpetology Collections

Thu, 2015-08-06 10:21 -- maphillips

iDigBio’s Vertebrate Digitization Interest Group is pleased to offer a 4-part webinar series entitled The Value of Digitizing Vertebrate Collections, all to be held on Tuesdays in September, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. These will be the first four of several webinars leading up to a second iDigBio-sponsored vertebrate digitization workshop to be held spring 2016.

Webinar: The Value of Digitizing Fish Collections

Thu, 2015-08-06 10:15 -- maphillips

iDigBio’s Vertebrate Digitization Interest Group is pleased to offer a 4-part webinar series entitled The Value of Digitizing Vertebrate Collections, all to be held on Tuesdays in September, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. These will be the first four of several webinars leading up to a second iDigBio-sponsored vertebrate digitization workshop to be held spring 2016.

Webinar: The Value of Digitizing Mammal Collections

Thu, 2015-08-06 10:08 -- maphillips

iDigBio’s Vertebrate Digitization Interest Group is pleased to offer a 4-part webinar series entitled The Value of Digitizing Vertebrate Collections, all to be held on Tuesdays in September, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. These will be the first four of several webinars leading up to a second iDigBio-sponsored vertebrate digitization workshop to be held spring 2016.

ICE 2016 Symposium - Data Without Borders: Collecting, Digitizing, Using, and Re-using Biological Specimen Data

Thu, 2015-06-18 01:26 -- dpaul

We're headed for ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, September 25 - 30, 2016.

Sneak Preview of talks on the Data Without Borders (DwB) Symposium Wiki.

Symposium Date and Time:  Monday 26 Sept, 130-530 EDT

in progress: Logistics to arrange broadcasting and recording of this symposium. Stay Tuned! for details.

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