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
by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer Arctos has a tool that can help you find GenBank submissions to which you haven't linked your specimens. From the main menu select Reports/Services>Find Low-Quality Data>GenBank Discovery Tool. GenBank Discovery Tool is a script that periodically crawls GenBank looking for sequences that may be related to Arctos specimens and which do not … Continue reading You’ve got GenBank Submissions!
The April 2018 Arctos newsletter covers new updates such as exploring ways to make Arctos a non-profit entity, new collection spotlight, and project updates from the Arctos Working Sub-Groups. To view the newsletter, click here. To get onto the mailing list for the Arctos newsletter and other Arctos news, join the Arctos User Group: … Continue reading Arctos Happenings April 2018
The Arctos Working Group in collaboration with the Arctos Steering Committee will be putting out a quarterly Arctos newsletter. To view the January 2018 newsletter, click here. Make sure to join the Arctos google group (email@example.com) to receive quarterly Arctos newsletters, Arctos outage and update notices, webinar announcements, and more delivered directly to your inbox! … Continue reading Arctos Newsletter for January 2018
Title: Data Entry and Bulkloading Date: January 9, 2018 Time: 3:00pm ET Abstract: Arctos is both a community and a collection management information system. It provides fundamental research infrastructure for biodiversity data, and is intended for curators, collection managers, investigators, educators, and anyone interested in natural and cultural history. Over 3 million records are publicly available … Continue reading Arctos Webinar Series: Data Entry and Bulkloading
Location: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room Title: Projects, Publications, and Citations in Arctos Abstract: Arctos is both a community and a collection management information system. It provides fundamental research infrastructure for biodiversity data, and is intended for curators, collection managers, investigators, educators, and anyone interested in natural and cultural history. Over 3 million records are publicly available from 20+ collaborating institutions. This … Continue reading Arctos Webinar Series: Projects, Publications, and Citations
Location: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room Title: Transactions in Arctos (accessions, loans, permits) Abstract: Arctos is a community of museums that collaborate to manage and host their data online. Over 3 million records are publicly available at https://arctos.database.museum, a searchable biodiversity database for scientific research, resource management, and education. The Arctos database is used both for querying museum records (see webinars 1 and … Continue reading Arctos Webinar Series: Transactions in Arctos (accessions, loans, permits)
In case you missed it, the second webinar on Basic and Advanced Searching in Arctos was held on Tuesday, October 10th. https://www.idigbio.org/content/arctos-webinar-series-episode-2 Watch the recordings of the first two webinars on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA1YSv1rn8XcR6Pe0qyNuM8h07GB87bMh
Please join us next Tuesday for a webinar Introduction to Arctos as a Collection Management System and as a Community! Carla Cicero (Staff Curator of Birds, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley) & Mariel Campbell (Collection Manager, Museum of Southwestern Biology at the University of New Mexico) will present a live demo of … Continue reading Inaugural Arctos Webinar on September 12th
Arctos now has a YouTube channel! We have posted the first video tutorial, an "Arctos Introduction for Non-managers."