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American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) 2019

Tue, 2019-07-09 14:16 -- maphillips

The 99th Annual Meeting and Centennial Celebration of the American Society of Mammalogists took place 28 June to 2 July 2019, at the birthplace of ASM, Washington, DC. iDigBio helped to mark this important milestone through organizing a session on broadening representation in mammalogy as well organizing the first ever Data Help Desk at ASM.

Biodiversity Data Dialogues: a Special Session at Ecological Society of America 2019

Tue, 2019-02-12 13:12 -- dpaul

This year, GBIF, NEON, and iDigBio join together to bring a special session called "Biodiversity Data Dialogues" to the Ecological Society of America/USSEE* 2019 Joint Meeting.

From the abstract:

iDigBio at SPNHC 2019: Making the Case for Natural History Collections

Tue, 2019-02-12 11:34 -- dpaul

The SPNHC 2019 theme: Making the Case for Natural History Collections offers everyone a chance to share the value of collections for society and science. iDigBio staff look forward to contributing to this story and visiting the Field Museum who are hosting this year's SPNHC meeting.

Some of the events iDigBio is organizing or participating in include:

Darwin Core Hour: An Attribution Darwin Core Extension - What Would That Look Like?

Mon, 2018-10-15 12:23 -- dpaul

UPDATE: Recording and Slides available at the following links.

Recording (Adobe Connect)

Recording (mp4 on Vimeo)

Slides

Title: An Attribution Darwin Core Extension - What Would That Look Like?

Date: Monday, 29 October 2018

Research Spotlight: July 2018

Fri, 2018-06-29 12:18 -- maphillips

Digital Coyote; an online archive of skulls

Contributed by: Osrica Mclean and Declan McCabe

How can you provide an authentic opportunity for undergraduate students to study geographical variation without hauling them to major metropolitan museums and arranging access to valuable specimens?  This question started a slightly obsessive odyssey that began with a single coyote skull and now stands at 125 skulls….and counting.

Compelling Content Inspires Unconference Participants at Digital Data II

Mon, 2018-06-25 14:25 -- dpaul

After two days of soaking up talks and plenary keynotes focused on the theme of Emerging Innovations for Biodiversity Data, 20 participants gathered together to share what ideas inspired them.

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