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.

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.

Webinar Recording-Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection

Saving Orphaned Collections

19 February 2015
3:00-4:00 p.m. EST
Virtual meeting place:
 https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Saving Orphaned Collections
Presenter: Paul Valentich-Scott, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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The Value of the Symbiota Portal and Database for Small Collections

15 December 2014
2:00-3:00 p.m. EST
Virtual meeting place: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
The Value of the Symbiota Portal and Database for Small Collections
Presenter: Ed Gilbert, Arizona State University

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

15 January 2015
3:00-4:00 p.m Eastern
Virtual meeting place: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Increasing Capacity for Small Natural History Collections:  Developing Protocol for Volunteer-Based Inventorying Programs.
Presenters: Shana Hawrylchak, Manager of Exhibits and Collections, EcoTarium; Kaleigh Pare, Collections Specialist; EcoTarium; Emma Westling, Collections Consultant.

Webinar Recording- Small Entomology Collections: How to Manage

Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection

13 November 2014
3:00-4:00 p.m Eastern
Virtual meeting place: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection
Presenter:
Julie Rousseau, Collection Manager, University of Alaska Museum

Small Entomology Collections: How to Manage

16 October 2014
2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern
Virtual meeting room:
https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet
Small Entomology Collections: How to Manage
Presenter: Christy Bills, Invertebrates Collection Manager, Natural History Museum of Utah

Webinar Series 2

SCNet, iDigBio, and SPNHC announce a second webinar series focused on curation, digitization, and management of small natural history collections. The webinars in this series will feature several collections domains and preparation types, including but not limited to paleontology, entomology, veterbrate zoology, and botany, as well as museums that manage several small collections. Each webinar in the series will include a 20-30 minute presentation by a featured speaker followed by 30-40 minutes of discussion.