Resources & Links

Photo From: Laura Briscoe

Outreach & Education

iDigBio Education & Outreach Links Pagehttps://www.idigbio.org/educationiDigBio’s outreach resources page
ADBC Summit 2020 Presentation 2020-09-23https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/images/a/ae/IDigBio2020_BryoLichenTCN_BudkeKonrat.pdfGLOBAL project presentation by Jessica Budke and Matt Von Konrat
BL2021 Virtual Conference Presentation 2021-07-07https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z62KyWP5YOy_rPe0M9QuYWwJQ2cQoMQu/view?usp=sharingGLOBAL project presentation by Matt Von Konrat
WeDigBiohttps://wedigbio.org/Annual global digitization campaign
The Hand Lens: Women in Cryptogamic Botanyhttp://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/the-hand-lens/explore/narratives-details/?irn=7540Web feature from NY on early women cryptogamic botanists.
UCONN Herbarium Training Course: Bryophyte & Lichen Modulehttps://biodiversity.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/556/2022/09/BryophyteCurationBasics.pdfPowerpoint on the curation of bryophyte & lichen specimen collections
Un Vistazo al Laboratorio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2itcLlLi4Y“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 Cryptogamshttps://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/the-hand-lens/explore/narratives-details/?irn=7627Halloween-themed web feature from NY

Citizen Science

Zooniversehttps://www.zooniverse.org/Citizen science web portal with diverse projects in multiple scientific fields
Notes from Naturehttps://www.zooniverse.org/organizations/md68135/notes-from-natureZooniverse Project; transcription platform for museum specimens
iNaturalisthttps://www.inaturalist.org/Online platform/app for reporting, identifying, and mapping nature observations
DigiVOLhttps://digivol.ala.org.au/Atlas of Living Australia’s volunteer transcription platform

In the Media

“Budke Receives NSF Collaboration Grant to Digitize Lichens and Bryophytes”https://eeb.utk.edu/budke-receives-nsf-collaboration-grant-to-digitize-lichen-and-bryophyte/
“INHS among collaborators on NSF-funded project to digitize bryophytes and lichens”https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7447/755386935
“OSC receives NSF funding to digitize lichens and bryophytes”https://bpp.oregonstate.edu/bpp/article/osc-receives-nsf-funding-digitize-lichens-and-bryophytes
“For The Record: MSU Part of NSF-Funded Project to Digitize, Study Important Plant Specimens”https://natsci.msu.edu/news/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”https://news.wttw.com/2020/10/13/calling-all-community-scientists-field-museum-needs-help-bringing-its-collection-digital
“Three NSF grants fuel plant research at the Florida Museum’s herbarium”https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/science/cellinese-majure-nsf-grants/
“UC contributes to global plant database”https://www.uc.edu/news/articles/2020/11/uc-contributes-to-global-plant-database-in-nsf-project.html
“NSF Awards $3.6 Million Grant to Louisiana State University Among Others”https://www.lsu.edu/science/biosci/aboutus/stories/herbarium_nsf.php
“Field Museum allowing volunteers to transcribe, digitize notes on specimens”https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/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”https://blockclubchicago.org/2021/10/15/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”https://eeb.utk.edu/local-university-joins-global-4-day-effort-to-digitize-centuries-of-data-about-life-on-earth/
“Undergraduates produce usable data for scientists”https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/07/18/undergraduates-produce-usable-data-scientists
“How Field Museum visitors are helping with scientific research”https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/environment/ct-community-science-field-museum-20220630-pf7eipu6vngz7i7lzwijwu27pa-story.html
“What Are Lichens, and Why Does Duke Have 160,000 of Them? – Research Blog”https://researchblog.duke.edu/2022/09/19/what-are-lichens-and-why-does-duke-have-160000-of-them/?fbclid=IwAR0gvVyTr4R8FaoilLNu793h2PyR0oBZKN_2lzSvCZMmcc_35Z9JxTjWLmw