[Taxacom] Net open discussion session on Symbiota 2 will be Wednesday, July 28

Mary Barkworth Mary.Barkworth at usu.edu
Sun Jul 25 08:03:29 CDT 2021

Dear Colleagues,
The Symbiota2 project team invites you to attend the fifth open session on the Symbiota2 project. Each session is independent of the previous ones. They are minimally structured to encourage feedback and interaction, but each will start with an overview of recent progress.
Overbiew: Evin Dunn reviewing changes to the demonstration sites, and the process for importing and uploading specimen records from csv files: Darius Dumel and Evin Dunn reviewing the pages for creating new collections and editing the collecions metadata page; Mary Barkworth and Ali Rezaee summarizing changes to Symbiota2.org and a help document to accompany the Collections metadata form.
Andrea Weeks will follow with presentation and discussion on an inquiry she has concerning integration of field notebooks with collection records.
TIME: Wednesday, July 28 at 10.30 am MDT
Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82515787249
(= 11.30 pm in Altai Kral, Russia; 9.30 pm in Pakistan; 7.30 pm in East Africa; 6.30 pm in Egypt and Sudan; 5.30 pm in the UK; 12.30 pm EDT, 11.30 am in CDT, 9.30 am in Arizona and PDT).
Please share this message with anyone you think might be interested, including IT specialists and developers with whom you work on collection data mobilization.
The links below will allow you to review previous sessions and view other resources that may help you better understand Symbiota2's goals and progress.
Webinar recordings
Session 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhlHlOwLN5c&t=889s
Session 2: https://youtu.be/uvSqFyZsuP0 or https://symbiota2.org/
Session 3: Barkworth was hosting and forgot to record it .
 Demonstration websites
Frontend (user interface) demo: https://demo.symbiota2.org/
Backend (raw data access) demo: https://api.demo.symbiota2.org/docs/
Code: https://gitlab.com/symbiota2/symbiota2 (check out the README for developer-centric info).
Issues: https://gitlab.com/symbiota2/symbiota2/-/issues. We cannot promise that all the posted issues will be addressed before the project ends, but the list will help determine our priorities.
Mary Barkworth for the Symbiota2 Project team
Curtis Dyreson, Neil Cobb, Will Pearse, Evin Dunn, Darius Dumel, Ali Rezaee

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