[Taxacom] Apply Now for Field to Database Workshop, March 9 - 12, 2015

Deborah Paul dpaul at fsu.edu
Fri Jan 30 10:23:42 CST 2015

Hi Everyone,

You're invited to apply now for the iDigBio Workshop,
Field to Database: Biodiversity informatics and Data Management skills 
for specimen-based research.
*Go here to apply*: 

*When*: March 9 - 12, 2015  (yes, 4 days)
*Where*: iDigBio's home in Gainesville, Florida
*Expected Applicants*: **Anyone (graduate students, postdocs, and 
researchers) who collects and/or uses museum specimen collection data in 
their research is invited.
*What: *A 4-day, hands-on course for graduate students, postdocs, and 
researchers exploring data tools, current trends and best practices for 
collecting and managing field data, identifiers, trait data, and 
environmental variables. How can you collect and store your 
field-collected specimen data to easily integrate with external 
databases? What metadata is important? From born digital data, to 
research use of the data: this course starts with data collection in the 
field and ends with how best to get quality, standardized data into a 
format suitable to upload into a database to support long-term 
reproducible research workflows, data sharing, and data publication.
*Funding and Logistics: *There are no funds to support travel this 
workshop. A few rooms have been reserved with a group rate for those who 
may travel from out-of-town for this workshop. All materials and 
recordings will be available after the workshop for others to use at 
their local institutions. There is no tuition for this course.
*For workshop details see:* /Field to Database Wiki 

Got questions? Send to Deb Paul dpaul at fsu.edu

Please share this with any potential interested parties.

Deb, et al from the planning team
PS please excuse cross-postings

-- Upcoming iDigBio Events https://www.idigbio.org/calendar
-- Deborah Paul, iDigBio Technology Specialist
Institute for Digital Information, 234 LSB
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306

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