Digitization

Webinar: The Value of Digitizing Bird Collections

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:24am -- 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, 08/06/2015 - 10:21am -- 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, 08/06/2015 - 10:15am -- 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, 08/06/2015 - 10:08am -- 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.

University of Michigan Highlights Herbarium Digitization Projects

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:14pm -- maphillips

 


Laura Maihofer, electronic imaging technician, imaging the specimen note cards of Edwin B. Mains, who was a prominent mycologist at U-M who served as director of the Herbarium, president of the Mycological Society of America, and described many new fungi among other achievements. Image credit: Matthew Foltz.

Georeferencing: The Polygon Method

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:57pm -- dpaul

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

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:26am -- 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.

Demo and Webinar: Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: tranScriptorium and the Transkribus Platform

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:56am -- dpaul

Specimens Full Circle: Collection to Digitization to Data Use

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:30pm -- dpaul

SPNHC Symposium Title: Specimens Full Circle - Collection to Digitization to Data Use

Symposium Wiki: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Specimens_Full_Circle_SPNHC_2015

Listen in and chat remotely: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/spnhc2015sfc (use headset for best experience)

Wednesday May 20th, 2015, all day 8:50am - 5: 30pm EDT and Thursday May 21st from 8:50am-12:10pm EDT.

Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:07am -- maphillips

13 November 2014
3:00-4:00 p.m Eastern

Virtual meeting place: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection
Presenter: Julie Rousseau, Collection Manager, University of Alaska Museum

GSA 2014 Digitization Symposium Attracts 33 Presentations, 4 Posters, and More than 75 Participants

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:45pm -- gnelson

Arguably the most important joint gathering of paleo and geo scientists in North America, the annual conference of the Geological Society of America (GSA) regularly attracts more than 5,000 participants, several hundred posters and presentations, and an array of vendors and exhibitors.

Appalachian State University’s Webpage Highlights New Digitization Project

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:06am -- maphillips

Zack E. Murrell, a professor at Appalachian State University, was given recognition in an article released by Appalachian State University, University News for receiving an NSF grant for $2.5 million dollars to digitize and create a database for more than 3 million plant specimens across the Southeast.

Gearing Up for the Beyond the Box Digitization Competition

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:45am -- maphillips

 

"The Beyond the Box Digitization Competition will award $1 million to the person or team who creates a technology that increases the speed and accuracy of digitization of a drawer of insect specimens and their associated data. The competition is a joint project of the U.S. National Science Foundation and the American Institute of Biological Sciences."

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