Authority File Working Group Resources

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Authority Working Group Discussion Forum

https://www.idigbio.org/forums/authority-files

Use: Here you can engage the broader community with threaded conversations about topics introduced by your working group or those proposed by registered users of iDigBio.org. Examples of forum topics might include:

  • Author: CollectionManagerBob | Topic: Will the Authority File working group be attending TDWG this year?
  • Author: AFWGMemberTom | Topic: July Meeting Minutes, Input requested
  • Author: NSFprogramperson | Topic: NSF solicitation to the ADBC Community Open today

Permissions: Authenticated users can post. Content Editors can assist with moderation (Deb Paul is a content editor). Administrators can remove content and assist with organization and forum hierarchies (Kevin Love is an administrator).



iDigBio Working Group Overview Wiki

IDigBio_Working_Groups#Authority_Files


Use: Public information about past, current and future working groups formed with support from iDigBio. Members of iDigBio supported working groups are encouraged to keep this information up to date and relevant to deliverables.

Permissions: Anonymous users can view. Authenticated users can edit. Bureaucrats, such as Deb Paul, can move pages.


iDigBio Authority File Working Group Listserve

IDIGBIOAFWG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU


Use: This is a moderated email listserve for the members of the authority file working group. To add yourself to the list, send a piece of email to:

listserv@lists.ufl.edu


Include in the body of the mail:

subscribe IDIGBIOAFWG-L (your first name) (your last name)

e.g.: subscribe IDIGBIOAFWG-L Jane Doe


To remove yourself from a list, send a piece of email to

listserv@lists.ufl.edu

with the line

unsubscribe IDIGBIOAFWG-L

Further Materials this group may find useful

iDigBio "Information Clearing House" worksheets

https://www.idigbio.org/content/biological-collections-databases

Use: iDigBio will engage the broader community with published worksheets about topics and technology related to digitization. These worksheets will be originally created content, by iDigBio staff, with strict editorial guidelines and workflow. Please contact the iDigBio Executive Editor if you would like to recommend a topic: https://www.idigbio.org/contact/Suzette_Chauvin_King



iDigBio.org Articles

https://www.idigbio.org/content/slide-scanning-protocol


Use: iDigBio will engage the broader community with published articles about topics and technology related to digitization. These articles will be originally created content with strict editorial guidelines and workflow. Please contact the iDigBio Executive Editor if you would like to contribute: https://www.idigbio.org/contact/Suzette_Chauvin_King