Introduction to Biodiversity Specimen Digitization

We are excited to introduce the first professional development opportunity offered by the iDigBio Digitization Academy: Introduction to Biodiversity Specimen Digitization. 

This free, online course is focused on introducing the creation of digital data about biodiversity specimens to those who are just beginning this activity.   

Job Opp @iDigBio with the Digitization/Workforce Training Team @FSU

UPDATE: The application process is closed, candidate review is underway.

UPDATE: There's still time - one week left to apply!

iDigBio is seeking a new team member for the Digitization and Workforce Development branch of the project. The group is located at Florida State University in Tallahassee.

Symbiota training session: introduction to specimen management

Interested in learning more about the option of managing specimen data within a Symbiota portal? If so, join the Digitization Interest Group on Wednesday morning for an online training session that will provide an introduction to specimen management within a Symbiota portal.

When: Wednesday, August 27, 9-10am Pacific Time (12-1pm EDT)

Specify 6 Workshop

The Biodiversity Institute at University of Kansas, iDigBio, and the Specify Software team are pleased to co-sponsor a 5-day Specify 6 workshop to be held the week of August 12-16, 2013 in Lawrence, KS. This is a "progressive workshop," beginning with Specify 6 installation and basics and progressing through advanced topics. Each participant will attend up to 3 consecutive days, depending on need and experience with Specify. The success of this workshop may lead to similar workshops in the future.

Second Train-the-Trainers Georeferencing Workshop (TTT #2)

What: iDigBio's Second Train-the-Trainers  Georeferencing Workshop (TTT #2)

UPDATE: Participants Selected, GWG Second Train the Trainers Workshop Agenda finalization in progress.

NOTE: We will have AdobeConnect set up for REMOTE participation. Join us!

Save the Date Now and Join us remotely! See you August 12th - August 16th.

     Application submission deadline was Thursday May 9th, 2013.

     Application via Google Form:

When:  August 12 – 16, 2013 [note August 11 / 17 are travel days]

Where: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Who: Interested members of current TCNs, PENs and others in the biodiversity natural history collections community.

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