Demo and Webinar: Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: tranScriptorium and the Transkribus Platform

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

Specimens Full Circle: Collection to Digitization to Data Use

Wed, 2015-01-21 15:30 -- 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, 2014-11-07 07:07 -- 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, 2014-10-24 15:45 -- 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, 2014-08-28 09:06 -- 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, 2014-08-25 09:45 -- 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."

SPNHC 2014 Focus on Digitization: Cardiff provides an international view

Fri, 2014-08-22 00:37 -- dpaul

We, the symposium conveners Elspeth Haston (RBGE), Elizabeth Ellwood (iDigBio), and Deborah Paul (iDigBio) were thrilled (gulp!) when an originally-proposed half-day symposium turned into a full-day symposium at SPNHC 2014. The topic? - Progress in the Digitisation of Natural History Collections.


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