Arctos is hosting a series of webinars in collaboration with Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio). All webinars are scheduled for 3 PM Eastern on the dates listed below.
If you have ideas for other webinars that you would like to see, let us know .
|09/12/2017||1 – Introduction to Arctos as a Collection Management System and Community||YouTube|
|10/10/2017||2 – Basic and Advance Searching in Arctos||YouTube|
|11/14/2017||3 – Transactions in Arctos (accessions, loans, permits)||YouTube|
|12/12/2017||4 – Projects, Publications, and Citations in Arctos||YouTube|
|01/09/2018||5 – Data Entry and Bulkloading in Arctos||YouTube|
|02/13/2018||6 – Data Cleaning Tools for Migrating Data into Arctos||YouTube|
|03/13/2018||7 – Introduction to Cultural Collections in Arctos||YouTube|
|04/10/2018||8 – Tissues, Containers, and Object Tracking in Arctos||YouTube|
|05/08/2018||9 – Arctos Reports||YouTube|
|06/12/2018||10 – Arctos Help Day||YouTube|
|10/09/2018||11 – Geography Part I: How Arctos handles Geographical Data||YouTube|
|11/13/2018||12 – Geography Part II: Georeferencing and Best Practices of Locality Management||YouTube|
|12/11/2018||13 – Taxonomy||YouTube|
|01/08/2018||14 – Media||YouTube|
Proposed topics to be scheduled:
- Understanding Localities and Geospatial Tools in Arctos
- Taxonomy in Arctos
- Data linkages in Arctos (e.g., genetic sequences, host-parasite)
- Publishing Arctos Records to Data Aggregators
- Cataloging and Searching Media in Arctos
- Arctos and Teaching
You might also be interested in other webinars presented by iDigBio, especially the Darwin Core Hour Series. Learn more about Darwin Core as a standard for sharing biodiversity data.
Note: Featured image above is of a parasite specimen found in a Snowshoe Hare specimen in the Museum of Southwestern Biology. View Arctos record for detailed information about this parasite and its linked host.