Introduction to SCNet's Webinar Series

SCNet and iDigBIo are pleased to announce a series of webinars centered on supporting small collections and establishing SCNet as a collaborative resource for small collections and the professionals who manage them. Each webinar in this series will be held 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST on the dates shown below. Meetings are virtual and accessible online at https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet. No special software outside of an internet browser is required to access the virtual meeting room.

Designing Interdisciplinary Collections Internships for College Students

19 March 2015
3:00-4:00 p.m. EST
Virtual meeting place:
 https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Designing Interdisciplinary Collections Internships for College Students
Presenter: Emily Patton Smith, Collections Manager, Randolph College Natural HIstory Collections Project

Webinar Recording - Saving Orphaned Collections

You can access the webinar recording here:
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p62enbqd3b3/
 

SCNet Articles Appear in Collections Forum

SCNet activities at SPNHC 2014 are highlighted in the current issue of Collections Forum, the official SPNHC publication:
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/cfnl/28-2/index.php#/16
http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/cfnl/28-2/index.php#/34

Small Collections Symposium at SPNHC 2015

iDigBio, SCNet, and NSCA (Natural Science Collections Alliance) are pleased to sponsor a second small collections symposium at the upcoming SPNHC 2015 conference, to be held 17-23 May 2015 in Gainesville, FL. iDigBio has established a wiki for the symposium that includes the annotated agenda as well as a brief list of presentations: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Small_Collections_Symposium_SPNHC_2015. Please see the annotated agenda, which includes abstracts, for more detail about the sessions. Remote attendance is available for those who cannot attend in person. Login as guest to https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet to participate. The sessions will also be recorded and made available on the wiki as will PDF copies or the PowerPoint presentations.
 
For more information, contact symposium convenors Anna Monfils (monfi1ak@cmich.edu) or Gil Nelson (gnelson@bio.fsu.edu).
 
See conference reports from 2014 here: http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/cfnl/28-2/index.php#/16 and http://www.brightcopy.net/allen/cfnl/28-2/index.php#/34.
 
 

Webinar Recording- Increasing Capacity for Small Natural History Collections: Developing Protocol for Volunteer-Based Inventorying Programs

Webinar Recording- The Value of the Symbiota Portal and Database for Small Collections

You can access the webinar recording here:
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p200cpaev9m/

Webinar Recording- Symbiota Training: Intro to Specimen Management

You can access the webinar recording here:
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p69hs7fg9rr/

Webinar Recording- Symbiota Training: Checklist and Voucher Management

You can access the webinar recording here:
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p3txu380gd0/

SCNet Participates in Annual Entomological Collections Network 2014 Meeing

SCNet was pleased to be represented at the annual meeting of the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) in Portland, OR 15-16 November 2014.