iDigBio will host two workshops in September on digitization of biological specimens.  Both training events will be accessible online.

Fluid-preserved Invertebrate and Microscopic Slide Imaging

This workshop focuses on imaging techniques for fluid-preserved invertebrates and microscopic slides. The primary goal is to prepare participants for imaging these difficult to record collection objects. More information is available at https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Fluid_Preserved_Invertebrate_Imaging.

To be held 17-18 September 2013

Link to webinar access: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/invertimaging

Digitizing Paleo Collections

This workshop is the fourth in a series of preparation specific workshops focusing on organizing, launching, maintaining, and enhancing a biological collections digitization program. The primary goal is to prepare participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to launch or maintain a digitization program individually, through collaboration with an existing Thematic Collections Network (TCN) or Partner with an Existing Network (PEN), or through collaboration with iDigBio. More information is available at https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/images/c/c3/PaleontologyDigitizationWorkshopAgenda_%281%29.pdf.

To be held 24-25 September 2013

Link to webinar access: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/paleo