Georeferencing Working Group Resources

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Georeferencing Working Group Discussion Forum

https://www.idigbio.org/forums/georeferencing-working-group-gwg

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 GWG be attending SPNCH this year?
  • Author: GWGMemberTom | Topic: July Meeting Minutes, Input requested
  • Author: NSFprogramperson | Topic: NSF solicitation to the GeoRef 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).


Georeferencing Working Group Wiki

https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Georeferencing_Working_Group

Use: This is a community derived encyclopedia of information about the GWG. Contributions from the broader community are encouraged to unify the larger encyclopedia of digitization that iDigBio will be maintaining.

Permissions: Anonymous users can view. Authenticated users can edit. Bureaucrats can move pages(Deb Paul is a Bureaucrat).


iDigBio Working Group Overview Wiki

iDigBio Working Groups Overview

Use: Public information about past, current and future working groups formed with support from iDigBio. Members of the GWG and other 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 can move pages(Deb Paul is a Bureaucrat).


iDigBio Georeferencing Practices Wiki

https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Georeferencing

Use: This is a community derived encyclopedia of information about georeferencing. The community is encouraged to keep this information up to date and relevant to the broader digitization community.

Permissions: Anonymous users can view. Authenticated users can edit. Bureaucrats can move pages(Deb Paul is a Bureaucrat).


iDigBio Georeferencing Working Group Listserve

IDIGBIOGWG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU
Use: This is a moderated email listserve for the members of the georeferencing 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 IDIGBIOGWG-L (your first name) (your last name) e.g.: subscribe IDIGBIOGWG-L Jane Doe

To remove yourself from a list, send a piece of email to listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the line unsubscribe IDIGBIOGWG-L


Further Materials this group may find useful



iDigBio "Information Clearing House" discussion forums for "Georeferencing"

https://www.idigbio.org/forums/georeferencing

Use: iDigBio will engage the broader community with threaded conversations about topics related to georeferencing information published by iDigBio. Examples of forum topics might include:

  • Author: CuratorPamela | Topic: iDigBio said crowdsourcing Georef is hard, here is an easier way!
  • Author: TeacherMelissa | Topic: Anyone else think the comparison between georef services was misleading?
  • Author: DerpBot | Topic: HerpDerp buy Des1GnEr Jean$ cheeeeep#

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



iDigBio "Information Clearing House" worksheets

https://www.idigbio.org/content/collections-management-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/Dr._Jill_Holliday


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/Dr._Jill_Holliday