14 April 2020ICEDIG community on display!
This promotional short film showcases the active role played by ICEDIG in supporting the digital transformation of Natural Science Collections, explains the relationship between ICEDIG and DiSSCo, and points to the remaining challenges after the completion of the design study project.Read more
24 March 2020Connecting Natural and Cultural Heritage
When it comes to the use of natural sciences collections, everybody first thinks about fundamental and applied biodiversity research. In task 9.4 of ICEDIG however, a completely different use case for the rich collections in our institutions was investigated, the Link with Cultural Heritage, an effort to identify potential external interdisciplinary actors and their synergies.Read more
1 March 2020ICEDIG Final Conference
All Pictures by Jani Järvi (CC BY 2.0)
On the 26th of February, the ICEDIG consortium had the honour of hosting its final conference, roughly a month before the meeting will come to a close. The event was split in two parts. The first one was devoted to the practical applications of (digital) collections and how digitisation can change the way we do research while the afternoon session was dedicated to the project and its main outcomes.Read more
19 December 2019DiSSCo RIsing - the Digital Transformation of Natural Science Collections
The DiSSCo community is proud to announce DiSSCo RIsing, a series of exciting events that will take place in Helsinki, Finland in February 2020, hosted by the Finnish Museum of Natural History LUOMUS. Three full days devoted to DiSSCo-linked activities that will bring together scientists from the taxonomic research and bio and geo-diversity data domains, collection managers, policy makers, businesses and other important stakeholders.Read more
11 December 2019Fresh from the press, the latest ICEDIG deliverable on updating data standards in transcription.
An important ICEDIG Deliverable on improved standardization of transcribed digital specimen data has recently been published as a paper in DATABASE.Read more