This coming Wednesday (May 27, 2020) at 5 pm through Friday (May 29th) at 5pm Pacific Daylight Time, Arctos will be unavailable for our much anticipated move to the new Arctos PostgreSQL. What is Arctos PostgreSQL? So glad you asked! Arctos is moving from Oracle to an all-new open-source software stack (Lucee and PostgreSQL). PostGreSQL … Continue reading Big Move Planned: What You Need To Know
Arctos is currently experiencing a case of the pandemic blues right now and will be offline while it is being addressed. The current stay-at-home orders affect how fast this can be accomplished so we appreciate your understanding and patience. Meanwhile, Arctos users can pivot to testing the new PostgreSQL Arctos. Go here and see the … Continue reading Arctos pandemic blues
by Teresa J. Mayfield-Meyer Did you know that you don't need to upload media to TACC for linking with publications if it already exists elsewhere? The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science publishes a Bulletin and the University of New Mexico Libraries hosts PDFs of these Bulletins in its New Mexico Digital Collections. … Continue reading Linking publications with external media
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?