[Taxacom] Dried Insect Digitization Workshop -- April, 2013

Margaret Thayer mthayer at fieldmuseum.org
Wed Jan 2 21:25:32 CST 2013


iDigBio in Collaboration with The Field Museum Announces Dried Insect
Digitization Workshop for April 24-25, 2013



*Online Application* <http://tinyurl.com/iDigBio-Register-DROID3>* due
February 15, 2013.*



See iDigBio.org for the *full
announcement*<https://www.idigbio.org/content/idigbio-announces-dried-insect-digitization-workshop-april-24-25-2013>
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iDigBio, the National Science Foundation’s national HUB for Advancing
Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) is pleased to announce the
third in a series of preparation-specific workshops focusing on organizing,
launching, maintaining, and/or enhancing a biological collections
digitization program. This new workshop will focus on digitization of dried
insect collections (pinned or packaged), to include specimen label
databasing and specimen imaging. The target audiences for these workshops
include collection managers, curators, and directors in U.S. non-federal
institutions that are planning, implementing, or enhancing a digitization
program, regardless of collection size. *We have funding for 24
participants.*



*What:* Workshop for Digitizing Dried Insect Collections.

*Where:* The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois

*Who:* Managers, curators, and directors of dried insect collections who
are in the planning stages, early initiation, or enhancement of collection
digitization.

*When:* April 24–25, 2013 (April 23 and 26 will be travel days)

*Planning Team:* Joanna McCaffrey (iDigBio), Gil Nelson (iDigBio), Petra
Sierwald (The Field Museum), Margaret Thayer (The Field Museum)

*Sponsored by:* iDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections) in
collaboration with The Field Museum.

*Contact:* For further information, contact Gil Nelson (gnelson at bio.fsu.edu)
or Petra Sierwald (psierwald at fieldmuseum.org*).*

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Margaret K. Thayer, Ph.D.        mthayer at fieldmuseum.org
Associate Curator, Zoology and Head, Division of Insects
Fieldiana <http://fieldmuseum.org/explore/department/publications/fieldiana>Associate
Editor (Zoology)
Field Museum of Natural History <http://fieldmuseum.org/>   *<-- Check out
our new website*
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60605-2496, USA
PHONE: +1-312-665-7741 (direct)    FAX: +1-312-665-7754
FMNH personal web page <http://fieldmuseum.org/users/margaret-thayer>
Austral Staphylinidae with Staphyliniformia
databases<http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/peet_staph/>
Beetle Tree of Life project
<http://insects.oeb.harvard.edu/ATOL/index.htm>
Division of Insects collection
database<http://emuweb.fieldmuseum.org/arthropod/Query.php>



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