SCNet, iDigBio, and SPNHC announce a second webinar series focused on curation, digitization, and management of small natural history collections. The webinars in this series will feature several collections domains and preparation types, including but not limited to paleontology, entomology, vertebrate zoology, and botany, as well as museums that manage several small collections.
Each webinar in the series will include a 20-30 minute presentation by a featured speaker followed by 30-40 minutes of discussion. Meetings are virtual and accessible online at https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/scnet. You may login by selecting “Enter as guest,” entering your name, and clicking “Enter Room.”
The first webinar in the series will be held on 16 October, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Christy Bills, Invertebrates Collection Manager for the Natural History Museum of Utah will discuss obstacles small entomology collections face, how being small can be an asset, resources for digitization questions, funding resources, the importance and how-to of advocacy, partnerships, and collaboration.