[Taxacom] Software for curating taxonomic/biological/specimen information

Dagmar Triebel triebel at bsm.mwn.de
Thu Dec 1 06:35:26 CST 2016


Hi,

you might also download and test Diversity Workbench software, see under 
http://diversityworkbench.net/Portal/Diversity_Workbench

Best

Dagmar Triebel



Am 01.12.2016 um 13:18 schrieb Donat Agosti:
> Here one more link to a (fresh of the press) report covering Colleting Management Systems from EU BON.
>
> Ronquist F, Skyttner M, Kõljalg U, Röppert D, Penev L, Stoev P, Peer I, Stein M, Calabuig I, Agosti D, Kempa M 2016. Deliverable 1.3 (D1.3): Systems for mobilizing and managing collection-based data (specimen + DNA-data) fully integrated. EU BON, Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity, Berlin Germany. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.189960 https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.189960
>
>
> Donat
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taxacom [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Tony Rees
> Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:15 PM
> To: Scott Thomson <scott.thomson321 at gmail.com>
> Cc: taxacom <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Software for curating taxonomic/biological/specimen information
>
> Hi,
>
> You might also enquire with the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) since they state that they are supporting the BioLink software for some users:
>
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> Regards - Tony
>
> Tony Rees, New South Wales, Australia
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> On 1 December 2016 at 20:10, Scott Thomson <scott.thomson321 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would agree with Lynn on Specify.
>>
>> However, if you wish send my your CSIRO software and I can see if it
>> can work in Windows 10, either by hacking it or another means. Though
>> there are a lot of programs that do not function under Win10. It may
>> be simply a missing library in 10, in which case installing the
>> library into 10 will get the program working. It will depend on the
>> reasons. If CSIRO no longer supports it it may be better to be rid of
>> it, up to you. Windows is not as retro as it used to be.
>>
>> Cheers, Scott
>>
>> On Dec 1, 2016 5:50 AM, "Lynn Raw" <lynn at afriherp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Barry,
>>>
>>> You might like to look into Specify  ( http://specifyx.
>> specifysoftware.org
>>> ) as a possible solution. I have no connection with this software
>>> other than as a user who makes use of only a small fraction of its
>> capabilities.
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Lynn Raw
>>>
>>>> On 1 Dec 2016, at 04:36, Barry Roth <barry_roth at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Colleagues,
>>>> For over a decade I have used the CSIRO program BioLink to curate
>>> taxonomic, specimen, biogeographic, and bibliographic information.
>>> CSIRO long ago stopped supporting the program, but I have found it
>>> useful and
>> by
>>> now have committed a great amount of information to the system.  My
>>> most recent change of computers, however, has got me into Windows
>>> 10, on which BioLink will not run -- unless I am missing some hack
>>> that will allow it
>> to
>>> do so.
>>>> Do you have any suggestion for another piece of software that
>>>> would
>> work
>>> for these same tasks?  I back up the BioLink content into a giant
>>> Excel spreadsheet regularly so the data is literally preserved, but
>>> this or course does not have the relational aspects of BioLink nor
>>> its reporting capabilities.  I need to be able to track collection
>>> specimens (and institutions, or course), with their usual data;
>>> localities
>> georeferenced;
>>> a flexible taxonomy that can be edited (e.g. by drag-and-drop) as
>>> science marches ahead; references; and pretty much all the types of
>>> information that practical taxonomy requires us to manage.
>>>> An alternative that would not require me to enter all my saved
>>> information piecemeal would be best, of course.
>>>> All thoughts welcome,
>>>> Barry
>>>>
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