First Newsletter of the New Year!

See the latest action-packed newsletter of Arctos! There are technical tips (Github Insights, new Magic Mapping button), new cultural collections taxonomy, and Arctos family news and profiles. In short, something for everyone! Happy New Year's! Using Labels and Milestones in Arctos GitHub New Geography Magic Coordinates Button New Taxonomy Sources for Cultural Collections News from Around … Continue reading First Newsletter of the New Year!

Creating and Refining Controlled Vocabularies in Arctos

Workshop Time: 13.30 – 17.00 Location: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Attendance Fee: £45 (note: fee was required by SPNHC - no funds will go to Arctos!) Teresa Mayfield-Meyer, Carla Cicero, and Mariel Campbell Arctos is driven by a community of museum professionals who recognize the need for standardized terms to facilitate the use of biodiversity … Continue reading Creating and Refining Controlled Vocabularies in Arctos

Species+ in Arctos

A new feature in Arctos allows you to check if the specimens in your Arctos search results are CITES listed. From the Arcrtos search results page, select Legal (CITES etc.) under the Manage... drop-down menu. From there, a pop-up window appears with data pulled from Species+ that identifies which catalog records are CITES listed.  

ORCIDs and Arctos

by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer ORCID is an alternate address in Arctos.  What’s an ORCID? ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized. An ORCID is also one of the ways to get your name … Continue reading ORCIDs and Arctos