1. Sign up for a topic here: http://bit.ly/ArctosTutorialSignUp. Feel free to add new tutorials to the list or break up topics into more specific, shorter segments. Use any program to record your tutorial. For quick demos on how to record a screen share, check out these quick videos on PowerPoint and Google Zoom (also found … Continue reading ARCTOS TUTORIAL BLITZ!
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.
The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum is located at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The Natural History Museum is a resource for scientists, students and the community at large. The museum maintains research collections of vascular and nonvascular plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals which are a valuable resource to the scientific community as … Continue reading We’d like to Welcome Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum at Brigham Young University into Arctos!
The first Arctos newsletter was sent out in January 2018. The Arctos newsletter is sent out quarterly and contains tips on how to manage collection data, information on webinars and the Arctos YouTube channel, announcements of new collections, and more. Currently, members of the Arctos google group are sent the newsletter. If you are not … Continue reading Arctos Newsletter Access
The Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) is an international network of institutions that share an interest in the long-term archival of genomic samples. GGBN maintains a document library containing material related to the best practices and exchange of molecular samples. They host a data portal to increase the exposure of molecular samples at institutions along with … Continue reading Arctos Collection Data Live on Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN)
The mission of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNH) Bioscience Collection is to provide collections of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects and mollusks that represent the natural history of New Mexico and southwestern North America (United States and Mexico), and to serve as a safe repository for in-house research … Continue reading We’d like to Welcome New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science into Arctos
by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer With GitHub, you can set notifications to be either e-mail or web. As most of us know, you will get an e-mail every time comments on a GitHub issue you are watching. Wait, I'm watching issues? To see what you are watching, in GitHub, click on the small bell with … Continue reading How to avoid 100 emails a day but still stay in touch via GitHub?
by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer One result of networking at SPNHC 2019 was a potential collaboration with Global Biodiversity Interactions (GloBI). Casual discussions with Jorrit Poelen of GloBI after one of our presentations set off a plan for construction of a GloBI <> Arctos bridge. GloBI provides open access to finding species interaction data (e.g., predator-prey, … Continue reading Arctos collaboration with Global Biodiversity Interactions (GloBI)
Video introduction to Arctos, hour-long webinars, and quick video tutorials can be found on the ARCTOS YouTube channel! Tutorials are a new addition. They are short 1-10 minute videos created by users while using Arctos. We currently have two tutorials published with several more in production but we need your help to create many more! Contact … Continue reading ARCTOS YouTube Channel and Tutorials
by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer Members of the Arctos Community represented both Arctos and their institutions at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Annual Conference in Chicago this past May. With attendees from Alabama Museum of Natural History, Angelo State Natural History Collections, Arkansas Center for Biodiversity Collections, Chicago Academy of Sciences, … Continue reading Arctos Goes to Chicago!