Monthly Archives: July 2012

A guide to mass digitization

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The No spec­i­men left behind: mass dig­i­ti­za­tion of nat­ural his­tory col­lec­tions spe­cial edi­tion of Zookeys pro­files and reflects on digi­ti­sa­tion projects from nat­ural his­tory col­lec­tions around the world. It brings together arti­cles that explore digi­ti­sa­tion ini­tia­tives in a broad range of envi­ron­ments, includ­ing large ento­mo­log­i­cal col­lec­tions, ver­te­brate col­lec­tions, herbaria, botanic gar­dens and cit­i­zen sci­ence projects.   …Continue Reading

Building global collaboration for biodiversity intelligence

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Media Release from the Global Bio­di­ver­sity Infor­mat­ics Con­fer­ence (GBIC), which was attended by Paul Fle­mons from the Aus­tralian Museum and rep­re­sen­ta­tive on OZCAM. Pub­lic to play major role in mobi­liz­ing expanded range of data needed to pre­serve vital func­tions of life on Earth, con­fer­ence concludes. Copen­hagen, Den­mark – A land­mark con­fer­ence has agreed key pri­or­i­ties for   …Continue Reading

Logos for the various partners of OZCAM

OZCAM is an initiative of the Council of Heads of Australian Faunal Collections (CHAFC)