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Lice on the Web: A workshop on the new Phthiraptera website

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Smith, V.S. (2010). Lice on the Web: A workshop on the new Phthiraptera website
Forth-International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP4)., Urgup, Cappadocia, Turkey. 13 -18 June.

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Lice on the Web: A workshop on the new Phthiraptera website

  1. 1. Vincent S. Smith Lice on the Web A workshop on the new Phthiraptera website
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>What the current site has </li></ul><ul><li>What the new site can do </li></ul><ul><li>What the new site can’t do </li></ul><ul><li>Practicalities </li></ul><ul><li>Logging in </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Louse-host associations </li></ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul><ul><li>New content areas </li></ul><ul><li>A “contributor” community </li></ul><ul><li>A new senior editor ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Content Summary Phthiraptera.org <ul><li>Data so far… </li></ul><ul><li>Phthirapterists (296) </li></ul><ul><li>Lice (8,040) </li></ul><ul><li>Birds (5,640) </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals (6,561) </li></ul><ul><li>Louse-host associations (12,472) </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliographic data (9,759) </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional collections (62) </li></ul><ul><li>Data to follow… </li></ul><ul><li>Images (7,650, 440 taxa) </li></ul><ul><li>PDF attachments (4,084) </li></ul><ul><li>Phylogenies (30+) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current Contributors Irina Brake Olivia Taylor Fran Curtis <ul><li>Focus on literature (reprints) </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning references </li></ul><ul><li>Updating the bibliography </li></ul>
  5. 5. Future Contributors You!
  6. 6. Scratchpad Functionality Summary
  7. 7. Taxonomy Taxonomy import, management and navigation
  8. 10. <ul><li>Browsable hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Valid and invalid names* </li></ul><ul><li>Lice, birds & mammals </li></ul><ul><li>Opens dynamic taxon pages </li></ul>
  9. 11. Dynamically built species pages Integrating data & “publishing” in a Scratchpad Taxon Pages
  10. 12. Including 3 rd party content Integrating data & “publishing” in a Scratchpad Taxon Pages
  11. 13. With data curation tools Integrating data & “publishing” in a Scratchpad Taxon Pages
  12. 14. Listing all “authors” Integrating data & “publishing” in a Scratchpad Taxon Pages
  13. 15. Dated, permanent & citable Integrating data & “publishing” in a Scratchpad Taxon Pages
  14. 16. Control what to display Adjusting the layout Taxon Pages n.b. Taxon page tools have since been updated
  15. 20. Bibliographic data Reference manager / Endnote support for bibliographies
  16. 24. Images Image galleries, image upload & annotation
  17. 26. Phylogeny Nexus / Newick import for visualizing phylogenies
  18. 28. Character Matricies Molecular & morphological character matricies (discrete, morphometric and text characters, nexus & SDD export*)
  19. 29. Distribution Maps Presence absence country maps
  20. 30. Specimens & locations Specimen & location records (DwC)
  21. 31. Pages, Forums, Blogs, Newsletters Web fora with e-mail integration User blogs Static web pages Newsletters with e-mail integration
  22. 33. Mass Import Import from CSV text file to any content type
  23. 34. Create & switch between content in any language Multilingual Support
  24. 35. Administration Simple & advanced admin. AutoTag content (automatically adds structure) Private Groups Customized user profiles
  25. 37. Scratchpad Training http://phthiraptera.myspecies.info Username: username Password: password *Use Firefox, Safari, Chrome (not IE6) Scratchpad Log-in* http://sandbox.scratchpads.eu/ Sandbox Test Site Username: test Password: pass
  26. 38. http://phthiraptera.myspecies.info/user/register
  27. 39. To discuss… <ul><li>New content areas </li></ul><ul><li>Only taxonomic content represented </li></ul><ul><li>Need an active “contributor” community </li></ul><ul><li>Need a new senior editor ? </li></ul><ul><li>Possible new Scratchpad developers ? </li></ul>
  28. 40. Questions?

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