by Deborah Paul (iDigBio), Katherine LeVan (NEON), and Kevin Love (iDigBio)
Benefits of Togetherness.
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.
by Deborah Paul, Libby Ellwood, Christina Alba, Larry Page
with contributions from our speakers: Dave Tazik, Jennifer McGuire, Anna Monfils, Barry Sinervo, and Elizabeth Martin; and from some participants present at this symposium including (at least): Vince Smith, Mary Klein, Herrick Brown, and Jason Knouft
‘What do we need to leave behind today to position our future selves for success?’
by Deb Paul @idbdeb, Kevin Love, and Matt Collins
While 27 students were lucky enough to get into this first-ever two-day Data Carpentry course, over 62 people were on the wait list! (And this doesn't include those who decided not to add themselves to that wait list). Why were they so eager to enroll?