Paleontology Working Group Resources

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Paleontology Working Group Discussion Forum

https://www.idigbio.org/forums/paleontology-working-group

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 paleontology community be represented at TDWG this year?
  • Author: PALEOMemberTom | Topic: July Meeting Minutes, Input requested
  • Author: NSFprogramperson | Topic: NSF solicitation to the Paleo 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).

Paleontology Working Group Wiki

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

Use: This is a community derived encyclopedia of information about the Paleontology Working Group. 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

https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/IDigBio_Working_Groups#Paleontology_.28Paleo.29

Use: Public information about past, current and future working groups formed with support from iDigBio. Members of the Paleontology Working Group 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).

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/Dr._Jill_Holliday