[Bid-community] Bid-community Digest, Vol 6, Issue 1

Monica moediwakitso at btcmail.co.bw
Fri Feb 3 12:30:32 CET 2017

Thanks, Siro, for this very relevant notification: our challenge here is to
be able to participate in webinars when our bandwidth is poor, and in the
rainy season. Are the webinars recorded and compressed for download?

Monica Morrison
BID Hunting Records Project

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Today's Topics:

   1. FW: 1st Darwin Core Hour - 7 February 2017 @ 1 PM	EST, 6 PM
      UTC (Siro Masinde)


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Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:08:49 +0000
From: Siro Masinde <smasinde at gbif.org>
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Subject: [Bid-community] FW: 1st Darwin Core Hour - 7 February 2017 @
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Dear BID Community members,
I am forwarding the following iDigBio webinar announcement about Darwin Core
standard that should be of interest to you. You can join the webinar next
week, Tuesday 7th at 18:00 UTC/GMT.
You may also be interested in the following iDigBio resources:

?        Overview of upcoming iDigBio events including webinars, check
https://www.idigbio.org/calendar or

?        Workshops, reports and wikis often with past live recordings, check

Best wishes,
Dr Siro Masinde
Programme Officer for Content Mobilisation Global Biodiversity Information
Facility (GBIF) Secretariat Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100 Copenhagen ?,
Email: smasinde at gbif.org  Skype: siro.masinde
Tel: +45 3532 1477  Mob: +45 30450207  Fax: +45 2875 1480
Website: www.gbif.org<http://www.gbif.org/>

From: iDigBio listserv [mailto:IDIGBIO-L at LISTS.UFL.EDU] On Behalf Of Deborah
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 6:30 PM
Subject: 1st Darwin Core Hour - 7 February 2017 @ 1 PM EST, 6 PM UTC

Hello Everyone,

You're invited!
To: Darwin Core Hour 7 February 2017 @ 1 PM EST, 6 PM UTC
Details: https://www.idigbio.org/content/darwin-core-hour-webinar-series

Got questions? Get answers!
For the best Darwin Core Hour experience, add your input here Darwin Core
Hour Form https://goo.gl/forms/YCaJ8zjTaW3n6BKr1

Chapter Abstract
In this first webinar in the Darwin Core Hour series, the basics of how
Darwin Core functions in the biodiversity community as a dynamic standard
will be covered. Topics will include what the standard consists of, how to
use it, how it can be changed, sources of information, and where to go for
Presenter: John Wieczorek

Your input:
1) improves Darwin Core documentation (examples, definitions)
2) helps those in the Standards community address gaps and implementation of
the standard terms
3) provides a forum for everyone to learn about each others data mapping,
data sharing, software needs, standards issues and insights.
4) facilitates higher data quality!

Go here for details:

In anticipation of our 1st Darwin Core (Happy) Hour, Debbie Paul, et al

Webinar series brought to you by the iDigBio Data Management Interest Group
(DMI). We welcome input for this series from everyone worldwide. We plan to
make this happen 1x month. We use Adobe Connect for our webinars. See
https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Web_Conferencing for hints on best
experience (hint: use headsets!)

(please excuse cross-postings)

-- Upcoming iDigBio Events https://www.idigbio.org/calendar

-- Deborah Paul, iDigBio Digitization and Workforce Training Specialist

iDigBio -- Steering Committee Member, SPNHC Liaison, SYNTHESYS3

Institute for Digital Information, 234 LSB

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida 32306

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