[Taxacom] Global Plants

Dagmar Triebel triebel at bsm.mwn.de
Thu Jun 23 03:25:12 CDT 2016


Dear all,

the herbaria M, MSB and TUB, for example, publish all JSTOR data records 
and images in a quite good solution as GBIF datasets:

see under

http://www.gbif.org/dataset/7b9a08ea-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a

http://www.gbif.org/dataset/ab1de8e9-8a18-4ffe-b2c6-e13ffbec3e7e

http://www.gbif.org/dataset/7b9c52da-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a

Best

Dagmar Triebel



Am 23.06.2016 um 07:02 schrieb Rick McNeill:
> Greetings Peter
>
> I tried that website before and I checked the box for "photographed only"
> and I got 0 records.  I guess I misunderstood the web interface.
>
> Well,I am up to four of nine.
>
> Thank you Peter.
>
> rick
>
>
>
> _____________________
> Richard McNeill
> Feral Botanist
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> Botany photos
> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/82244653@N08/collections/72157640888456005/>
> Adventure photos
> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/82244653@N08/collections/72157640888592535/>
>
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 9:49 PM, Peter Phillipson <
> Peter.Phillipson at mobot.org> wrote:
>
>> Rick
>>
>> In the case of P, the scans on JSTOR are freely available online as is,
>> amazingly, the entire herbarium, it's just a little difficult to find links
>> to the database on the Paris Museum's website. In fact there are multiple
>> interfaces to the data, try here:
>> https://science.mnhn.fr/institution/mnhn/search/form? or here:
>> https://explore.recolnat.org/#/search/botanique/type=index
>>
>> All the JSTOR 'partner' institutions were free to make the scans of their
>> collections publicly available on their own websites, some may have chosen
>> not to or may not have had the means to do so. You should probably contact
>> the institutions concerned - if they do not have a website that provides
>> access, they may be able to provide the scans you are interested in.
>>
>> Peter Phillipson
>>
>> Missouri Botanical Garden
>> based at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
>>
>>
>>
>> Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
>> -------- Original message --------
>> From: Rick McNeill <juniper.botany at gmail.com>
>> Date: 23/06/2016 05:08 (GMT+01:00)
>> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>> Subject: [Taxacom] Global Plants
>>
>> Greetings
>>
>> I recently looked at the JSTOR Global Plants website.  This seems like a
>> great resource, except that they expect you to pay to see the type images
>> as anything other than a thumbnail.
>>
>> I believe the collections and the images were created with public funds or
>> belong to public institutions.
>>
>> Supposedly all of the images are available at the original institutions.
>>
>> I found listings for images of nine type specimen on the website and then
>> tried to find them at the original institution.
>>
>> Here are my results:
>>
>> *Herbarium code     Species                    Availability*
>> VT                           Cicuta mexicana     Not available
>> US                           C. mexicana           Yes
>> MEXU                      C. mexicana           Not available
>> NY                           C. mexicana           Yes
>> P                              C. bulbifera             Not available
>> LINN                        C. bulbifera             Low quality image
>> available
>> B                              C. bulbifera             Not available
>> PH                            C. bulbifera            Not available
>> BM                           C. bulbifera             Not available
>>
>> I admit that I only put a couple hours into this and it is possible that I
>> may not have found some images that are actually available, but I feel like
>> I should have been able to find more than three of the nine images for
>> which I was searching.
>>
>>
>> Am I just not finding the images?
>>
>> rick
>>
>>
>> _____________________
>> Richard McNeill
>> Feral Botanist
>> 702-415-5149
>> juniper.botany at gmail.com
>> Botany photos
>> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/82244653@N08/collections/72157640888456005/>
>> Adventure photos
>> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/82244653@N08/collections/72157640888592535/>
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