Wikipedia Edit-a-thonJune 21, 2013Carolyn Sheffield, Project ManagerExpeditions & Explorers:Opening access to the history ...
• Primary sourcedocumentation ofbiodiversity field work• Estimated 8,000 items• “Hidden” collections
Specimen Lists
Specimen Lists
Journals and diaries
Visual Documentation
From physical objects…
To online accesshttp://collections.si.edu
Social Media
Wikipedia Articles
Transcription
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Expeditions & Explorers Edit-a-thon: Opening Access to the History of Biodiversity Research

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An overview of the Field Book Project, biodiversity field books, and how we're improving online access through cataloging, Wikipedia, and transcription.

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Expeditions & Explorers Edit-a-thon: Opening Access to the History of Biodiversity Research

  1. 1. Wikipedia Edit-a-thonJune 21, 2013Carolyn Sheffield, Project ManagerExpeditions & Explorers:Opening access to the history ofbiodiversity research
  2. 2. • Primary sourcedocumentation ofbiodiversity field work• Estimated 8,000 items• “Hidden” collections
  3. 3. Specimen Lists
  4. 4. Specimen Lists
  5. 5. Journals and diaries
  6. 6. Visual Documentation
  7. 7. From physical objects…
  8. 8. To online accesshttp://collections.si.edu
  9. 9. Social Media
  10. 10. Wikipedia Articles
  11. 11. Transcription
  12. 12. Questions?
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