iDigBio

Horizon

Sat, 2015-05-09 15:26 -- djennings

Welcome to Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), the national coordinating center for the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) program funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). iDigBio is enabling digitization of data and media for millions of biodiversity specimens from U.S. collections and is integrating those data to make them available online for the research community, government agencies, students, educators, citizen scientists, and the general public to promote understanding of biodiversity and societal consequences of environmental issues.

Vision

Sat, 2013-12-28 10:12 -- kevinlove

Welcome to Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), the national coordinating center for the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) program funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). iDigBio is enabling digitization of data and media for millions of biodiversity specimens from U.S. collections and is integrating those data to make them available online for the research community, government agencies, students, educators, citizen scientists, and the general public to promote understanding of biodiversity and societal consequences of environmental issues.

Project Scope

Wed, 2012-12-19 10:09 -- jspinks

Welcome to Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), the national coordinating center for the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) program funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). iDigBio is enabling digitization of data and media for millions of biodiversity specimens from U.S. collections and is integrating those data to make them available online for the research community, government agencies, students, educators, citizen scientists, and the general public to promote understanding of biodiversity and societal consequences of environmental issues.

Mission

Wed, 2012-12-19 10:07 -- jspinks

Welcome to Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio), the national coordinating center for the Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) program funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). iDigBio is enabling digitization of data and media for millions of biodiversity specimens from U.S. collections and is integrating those data to make them available online for the research community, government agencies, students, educators, citizen scientists, and the general public to promote understanding of biodiversity and societal consequences of environmental issues.

Workshop: How to prepare your data for publication, and what to do with open data

Fri, 2019-08-23 15:50 -- dpaul

Preparing a dataset in order to publish on an aggregator like Canadensys or GBIF or iDigBio can be quite fastidious, but data cleaning and standardisation are the key points to good quality and useful datasets. Fortunately, a lot of tools and protocols have been develop through time to help preparing biodiversity datasets.

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:

2019 iDigBio Executive Committee Meetings

Tue, 2018-11-27 12:34 -- djennings

The iDigBio Executive Committee (EC) is composed of the Project Director, Principal Investigators, and Project Manager. The Executive Committee is responsible for overall project management, general oversight of iDigBio activities, managing conflicts of interest, and implementation of the strategic plan, including assurance that the digitization, research, training, and outreach missions of iDigBio are integrated and accomplished.

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/steeringcommittee

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2019 iDigBio Communication Luncheons

Tue, 2018-11-27 12:30 -- djennings

The iDigBio Leadership Team is pleased to provide a monthly luncheon with the principal goal of improving communication across the project. Each luncheon will coincide with the monthly Steering Committee meetings. All iDigBio faculty, staff, and students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/luncheon

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2019 iDigBio Steering Committee Meetings

Tue, 2018-11-27 12:24 -- djennings

The iDigBio Steering Committee (SC) is composed of the Project Director, Principal Investigators, Project Manager, and other key personnel. The Steering Committee is responsible for reviewing progress and coordinating activities in digitization, research, training, and outreach at iDigBio and for advising others in iDigBio on overall resource allocation, strategic directions, and management policies.

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/steeringcommittee

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EntSoc 2018 Data Help Desk

Fri, 2018-11-16 12:02 -- dpaul

Entomological collections and Ecological data repositories and data specialists will collaborate at the EntSoc 2018 meeting in Vancouver to add a Data Help Desk to the Poster/Exhibition Hall. The Entomological Collections Network (ECN), iDigBio, and the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) do this to offer their combined expertise and learn about data needs from those attending this conference. Details on the wiki.

2018 iDigBio Executive Committee Meetings

Mon, 2018-04-09 09:04 -- djennings

The Executive Committee (EC) is composed of the iDigBio Project Director, Principal Investigators, Project Manager, and key Senior Personnel. The Executive Committee is responsible for overall project management, general oversight of iDigBio activities, managing conflicts of interest, and implementation of the strategic plan, including assurance that the digitization, research, training, and outreach missions of iDigBio are integrated and accomplished.

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2018 iDigBio Steering Committee Meetings

Mon, 2018-04-09 09:03 -- djennings

The Steering Committee (SC) is composed of the iDigBio Project Director, Principal Investigators, Project Manager, and Senior Personnel. The Steering Committee is responsible for reviewing progress and coordinating activities in digitization, research, training, and outreach at iDigBio, and for advising others in iDigBio on overall resource allocation, strategic directions, and management policies.

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/steeringcommittee

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2018 iDigBio Communication Luncheons

Mon, 2018-04-09 09:01 -- djennings

The iDigBio Leadership Team is pleased to provide a monthly luncheon with the principal goal of improving communication across the project. Each luncheon will coincide with the monthly Steering Committee meetings. All iDigBio faculty, staff, and students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/luncheon

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ADBC Program Background and History

Fri, 2018-03-09 11:58 -- djennings

An estimated 1.8 million named species of organisms exist on Earth today and many more are now extinct. This rich diversity is documented through research collections of fossil and extant organisms housed in natural history museums, universities, field facilities, botanical gardens, state surveys, and other institutions maintaining collection facilities.

Darwin Core Hour: The Aggregator's Viewpoint - (More Than Vert)Net

Mon, 2017-08-21 09:43 -- dpaul

UPDATE: (Adobe Connect) recording of this webinar. mp4 version coming soon.

Title: Darwin Core Hour: VertNet presents the Aggregator's Viewpoint
   Part THREE: VertNet: (More Than Vert)Net

DATE TIME: Tuesday, August 29th, 2PM EDT, 3PM (Buenos Aires), 7 PM (London), 6 PM UTC (18:00)

Darwin Core Hour: The Aggregator's Viewpoint - GBIF and iDigBio

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:02 -- dpaul

Title: Darwin Core Hour: GBIF and iDigBio present the Aggregator's Viewpoint
   Part ONE: GBIF: free and open access to global biodiversity data
   Part TWO: iDigBio - aggregating and enhancing vouchered global biocollections data

UPDATE! Recordings:

SPNHC 2017: iDigBio Events

Sun, 2017-04-30 22:26 -- dpaul

iDigBio is proud to be a Platinum Partner Sponsor for SPNHC 2017 from June 18-24, 2017 at the The Curtis, A Doubletree by Hilton, Denver, Colorado. SPNHC 2017 is hosted by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Botanic Gardens and the theme is The Next Generation in Best Practices.

We'll be participating directly in and organizing or collaboratively co-organizing the following events at SPNHC 2017:

2017 iDigBio Executive Committee Meetings

Wed, 2016-12-21 10:01 -- djennings

The Executive Committee (EC) is composed of the iDigBio Project Director, Principal Investigators, Project Manager, and key Senior Personnel. The Executive Committee is responsible for overall project management, general oversight of iDigBio activities, managing conflicts of interest, and implementation of the strategic plan, including assurance that the digitization, research, training, and outreach missions of iDigBio are integrated and accomplished.

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2017 iDigBio Steering Committee Meetings

Wed, 2016-12-21 09:58 -- djennings

The Steering Committee (SC) is composed of the iDigBio Project Director, Principal Investigators, Project Manager, and Senior Personnel. The Steering Committee is responsible for reviewing progress and coordinating activities in digitization, research, training, and outreach at iDigBio, and for advising others in iDigBio on overall resource allocation, strategic directions, and management policies.

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/steeringcommittee

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2017 iDigBio Communication Luncheons

Wed, 2016-12-21 09:53 -- djennings

The iDigBio Leadership Team is pleased to provide a monthly luncheon with the principal goal of improving communication across the project. Each luncheon will coincide with the monthly Steering Committee meetings. All iDigBio faculty, staff, and students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Remote access is available here: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/luncheon

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BCoN Workshop: Future Research

Mon, 2016-11-14 13:45 -- djennings

iDigBio will be participating in a workshop to consider future research opportunities arising from current national initiatives to digitize and mobilize images and associated data from U.S. biodiversity collections. The meeting will be held in Washington, DC, on January 5-6, 2017, and is being sponsored by the Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN) Research Coordination Network. Participation in this workshop is by invitation only.

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