IDigBio Listservs

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Overview

The iDigBio Listservs Wiki page is an index of our various listervs, as well as an instructional resource for how to

  1. add/remove oneself from an existing listserv,
  2. request a new listserv to be created.

Some of the listservs have archives. For information on how to manage the archive, see Listserv Online Help


Current Listservs

iDigBio Listserv

Resource: IDIGBIO-L@lists.ufl.edu

Purpose: Community communication and announcements.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the body of the email:

subscribe idigbio-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe idigbio-L Jane Doe

API Users

Resource: IDIGBIO-API-USERS-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This list is for announcements about the iDigBio's programming interfaces and ways of programmatically using iDigBio data.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-API-USERS-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-API-USERS-L Jane Doe

Augmenting OCR Working Group

Resource: IDIGBIO-AOCR-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This working group is attempting to improve OCR output and algorithm tools to speed up the digitization process.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-AOCR-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-AOCR-L Jane Doe

Biodiversity Informatics Management Working Group

Resource: IDIGBIOBIM-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This working group discusses issues related to biodiversity informatics management.

Citizen Science & Crowdsourcing Listserv

Resource: IDIGBIO-CITIZENSCIENCE-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: Using citizen science resources for digitization and exploring partenerships with crowdcourcing service providers.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-CITIZENSCIENCE-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-CITIZENSCIENCE-L Jane Doe

Citizen Scientist Hackathon

Resource: CITSCRIBE-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This listserv was initiated during the CitScribe Hackathon in Gainesville in December, 2013

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe CITSCRIBE-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe CITSCRIBE-L Jane Doe

Cyberinfrastructure Working Group (CYWG)

Resource: IDIGBIO-CYWG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: Communication among all CYWG members, including meeting scheduling, meeting outcomes, exchange of IT related experiences, and to distribute iDigBio/TCN IT development announcements. The goal of the working group is to define, document and test iDigBio portal, services, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), appliances and discuss integration with partners. The first phase will focus on data ingestion APIs and appliances considering TCN use cases.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-CYWG-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-CYWG-L Jane Doe

Data Management Interest Group (DMig)

Resource: IDIGBIODM-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: Our group strives to assist the community to find answers for and help with their data management issues. If skilled help, or database help is needed, we try to point people toward existing community expertise and resources. If the issue is intractable, we note this. We are attempting to create a needs list and what we suggest for each of those needs.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe idigbiodm-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe idigbiodm-L Jane Doe

Digitization Listserv

Resource: IDIGBIODIGI-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: To allow interested people to collaborate virtually about all issues related to digitization.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIODIGI-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIODIGI-L Jane Doe

Georeferencing Working Group

Resource: IDIGBIOGWG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This working group's goals are to support and enhance the community of expert Georeferencing trainers and advance the capabilities of Georeferencing tools.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIOGWG-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIOGWG-L Jane Doe

International Whole-Drawer Digitization Interest Group

Resource: IDIGBIOWDD-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This interest group's goals are to provide a forum for discussing issues related to whole-drawer digitization, e.g., pinned insects.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIOWDD-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIOWDD-L Jane Doe

Invert Imaging Interest Group

Resource: IDIGBIOINVI-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This interest group's goals are to provide a forum for discussing issues related to imaging invertebrates, like spiders, and other things preserved in fluid.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIOINVI-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIOINVI-L Jane Doe

Paleo Digitization Working Group

Resource: IDIGBIOPALDIGI-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This working group's goals are to support paleo digitization efforts.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIOPALDIGI-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIOPALDIGI-L Jane Doe

Project Management Interest Group (PMIG)

Resource: IDIGBIO-PMIG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: To provide a forum for detailed discussion of project management issues and resources, including: 1) best practices 2) risk mitigation 3) planning challenges 4) collaboration and communication

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-PMIG-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-PMIG-L Jane Doe

Small Collections Network

Resource: IDIGBIOSCNET-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: The network of people is designed to provide a discussion forum for small collections issues.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIOSCNET-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIOSCNET-L Jane Doe

Symbiota Working Group

Resource: IDIGBIO-SYMBIOTA-WG-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: The Working Group devoted to making Symbiota sustainable and continuing to make it useful to more people.

Browse through archives of this list

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe IDIGBIO-SYMBIOTA-WG-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe IDIGBIO-SYMBIOTA-WG-L Jane Doe

Collaborators (PIs, Co-PIs, other participants) from the NSF TCNs and PENs from Collaborating Institutions

Resource: TCNLIST-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU

Purpose: This list is used primarily to include collaborators in TCNs with greater conversations between iDigBio and the TCN PIs.

To add yourself to the list, email listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the following command in the email:

subscribe TCNLIST-L first_name last_name

e.g., subscribe TCNLIST-L Jane Doe

How to Subscribe and Unsubscribe

Many LISTSERV operations are easily performed through email. We'll use the fictional list FICTIONAL-L in our examples below. You should replace all occurrances of the string "FICTIONAL-L" with the list you are interested in.

To add yourself to a list, send a piece of email to listserv@lists.ufl.edu with the line in the body of the email:

subscribe (listname) (your first name) (your last name)

e.g.,
subscribe FICTIONAL-L Jane Doe

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

unsubscribe (listname)

e.g.,
unsubscribe FICTIONAL-L

How to Request a New List

New list requests are sent here.


General Help

Listserv Online Help

List Subcriber's Manual

Introductory List Owner's Manual

List Owner's Manual

Site Manager's Manual