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Barkworth, Mary E. [1], Gilbert, Edward [2].

Learning and evaluating alternative digitization workflows (i.e., changing "I know it can be done" to "I can do it").

There are several different workflows for digitizing herbarium specimens. It is difficult to evaluate the most appropriate in a given situation if one has not actually tried them. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to use such approaches as skeletal data capture, optical character recognition, and crowd sourcing for expediting digitization up to the point of georeferencing. It will be geared towards use of a Symbiota-based network.

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1 - Utah State University, Department Of Biology, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT, 84322-5305, USA
2 - Arizona State University, Global Institute Of Sustainability, 2831 E. 18th St, Tucson, AZ, 85716, USA

Herbarium networks
Work flows.

Presentation Type: Workshop
Session: WS07
Location: Salon 11/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Number: WS07001
Abstract ID:39
Candidate for Awards:None

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