Resources & Links

Imaging Standards

GLOBAL Digitization Standards https://bit.ly/3sGEC4YRecommendations on image content, size, naming, etc.
Global Plants Initiative Cryptogam Photo Guidelines (GPI)https://bit.ly/3fBLBIKImage guidelines for lichens, bryophytes, and fungi
GLOBAL Storage Typeshttps://bit.ly/3dqA3p5Table of storage types by collection for GLOBAL collaborators

Imaging Workflows

Arizona State University (ASU)https://bit.ly/3fyBQLmImaging, image processing, and OCR
University of Colorado, Boulder (COLO) Vascular: https://bit.ly/3weeYXH
Tri-Trophic: https://bit.ly/3ubwlq6
LBCC: https://bit.ly/3cFsGe5
Digitization workflow for vascular plants, Tri-Trophic TCN, and 1st Bryophyte/Lichen TCN
Duke University Lichens (DUKE)https://bit.ly/3wd0iIhImaging set-up and workflow for imaging specimens only
The Field Museum (F)https://bit.ly/3dnqOGdAt home photography workstation for labels
Louisiana State University (LSU)https://bit.ly/3rIoxdCImaging instructions including image processing
New York Botanical Gardens (NY)https://rb.gy/glvvtjImage capture and processing
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TENN)https://bit.ly/3wmhNpISpecimen imaging workflow
University of Wisconsin, Madison (WIS)https://bit.ly/3mbHe8tSpecimen imaging workflow
LBCC TCNWorkflow: https://bit.ly/3ueicZj
Flowchart: https://bit.ly/3cHePUF
Digitization workflow from 1st Bryophyte/Lichen TCN
iDigBiohttps://www.idigbio.org/content/workflow-modules-and-task-listsWebpage with workflow modules for each stage of digitization
Capturing California’s Wildflowers TCN (CAP)https://bit.ly/3dmIJgkDigitization manual including imaging, transcription, georeferencing, etc.
Australasian Herbariahttps://chah.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Imaging-type-specimens-of-algae-bryophytes-fungi-and-lichens-guidelines-for-Australasian-herbaria-_June-2015.pdfImaging type specimens of algae,
bryophytes, fungi and lichens:
guidelines for Australasian herbaria
Global Plants Initiative (GPI)https://bit.ly/2POXbFLDigitization of Bryophyte and Lichen Types – workflows from la Ville de Genève (G), University of Helsinki (H), the Paris Herbarium (P), and Swedish Museum of Natural History (S)

Equipment Recommendations

Arizona State University (ASU) Equipment/Software: https://bit.ly/3cEjXsG
Accessories: https://bit.ly/3m8Or9w
Detailed review of equipment and software; Note on additional helpful tools
Louisiana State University (LSU)https://bit.ly/3sUF7IEDescription of imaging setup
New York Botanical Gardens (NY)https://bit.ly/3m9JsW9Imaging equipment specifications with links and prices
Oregon State University (OSU)https://bit.ly/3sGHLliImaging station overview
ColorGauge Color Targetshttps://bit.ly/2QTL2QdConversation from herbarium Listserv
5 cm Scalebarhttps://bit.ly/3cHqumEPrintable scalebar can be edited to add institution name

Software

CNALH Barcode Renamer (ASU)https://help.lichenportal.org/index.php/en/resources-2/renaming-image-files-automatically/Program reads images and renames with barcode; adds sequential ; images without barcode
LBCC Workflow AppFiles: https://bit.ly/3dowzTX
Install Video: https://bit.ly/31FItmV
Use Video: https://bit.ly/39ypY8w
Skeletal Data entry application developed during the 1st LBCC
Barcode Renamer Script (DUKE)https://bit.ly/3rISTwTScript adds image of barcode onto specimen image

Skeletal Data Entry

Symbiota Skeletal Data EntryPDF: https://bit.ly/3fxpe7f
Doc: https://bit.ly/3sDOEns
Guide for entering skeletal data directly in Symbiota portals
Skeletal Data Spreadsheethttps://bit.ly/3m9FcFYExample spreadsheet for recording skeletal data
LBCC Workflow AppFiles: https://bit.ly/3dowzTX
Install Video: https://bit.ly/31FItmV
Use Video: https://bit.ly/39ypY8w
Skeletal Data entry application developed during the 1st LBCC

Additional Resources

iDigBio Imaging Referenceshttps://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Imaging_ReferencesLinks to wide range of imaging resources for multiple collection types

If you have any questions or other resources to add, please email Miranda Zwingelberg at: mzwingel@utk.edu.