Resources & Links

Photo From: Laura Briscoe

Outreach & Education

iDigBio Education & Outreach Links Page’s outreach resources page
ADBC Summit 2020 Presentation 2020-09-23 project presentation by Jessica Budke and Matt Von Konrat
BL2021 Virtual Conference Presentation 2021-07-07 project presentation by Matt Von Konrat
WeDigBio global digitization campaign
The Hand Lens: Women in Cryptogamic Botany feature from NY on early women cryptogamic botanists.
UCONN Herbarium Training Course: Bryophyte & Lichen Module on the curation of bryophyte & lichen specimen collections
Un Vistazo al Laboratorio“A Visit to the Lab” with Ixchel González-Ramírez, Bióloga Evolutiva de Plantas, UC Berkeley (Spanish with English subtitles)
The Hand Lens: Tales from the Cryptogams web feature from NY
University and Jepson Herbaria (UC): Mini-workshop 2: Introduction to bryophytes March 12, 2022 by Brent Mishler, UC Berkeley as part of the Jepson Mini-Workshop series funded by IMLS.
University and Jepson Herbaria (UC): Mini-workshop 5: A big world in a small package: Lichen biology, identification, and conservation October 1, 2022 by Klara Scharnagl as part of the Jepson Mini-Workshop series funded by IMLS.

Citizen Science

Zooniverse science web portal with diverse projects in multiple scientific fields
Notes from Nature Project; transcription platform for museum specimens
iNaturalist platform/app for reporting, identifying, and mapping nature observations
DigiVOL of Living Australia’s volunteer transcription platform

In the Media

“Budke Receives NSF Collaboration Grant to Digitize Lichens and Bryophytes”
“INHS among collaborators on NSF-funded project to digitize bryophytes and lichens”
“OSC receives NSF funding to digitize lichens and bryophytes”
“For The Record: MSU Part of NSF-Funded Project to Digitize, Study Important Plant Specimens”
“Calling All Community Scientists: The Field Museum Needs Help Bringing Its Collection Into the Digital Age”
“Three NSF grants fuel plant research at the Florida Museum’s herbarium”
“UC contributes to global plant database”
“NSF Awards $3.6 Million Grant to Louisiana State University Among Others”
“Field Museum allowing volunteers to transcribe, digitize notes on specimens”
“The Field Museum Needs Your Help This Weekend To Catalog And Share Its Massive Collection”
“Local University Joins Global 4-day Effort to Digitize Centuries of Data About Life on Earth”
“Undergraduates produce usable data for scientists”
“How Field Museum visitors are helping with scientific research”
“What Are Lichens, and Why Does Duke Have 160,000 of Them? – Research Blog”
“These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds” | KQED