Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections

WeDigBio 2017: Day 1






Day 1 is in the books!

Thank you all for an incredible start to WeDigBio 2017!

First, please remember to share this survey link with your participants:
Also, after your event, please complete our host survey:

And now, highlights from Day 1!
Our friends in Australia and New Zealand got us started:

This was followed by onsite events in Europe, including events at Kew Gardens, University of Manchester (below),

and NHM-London:

Several events in the US rounded out the day. Students in a Broader Impacts class at the University of Florida (Gainesville) collectively participated online (shown at top). Onsite events were hosted at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago, highlight below),
Florida State University (Tallahassee), Field Museum (Chicago), and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Chapel Hill Library, shown below).
And lots of amazing work from our global online participants! Check out our Twitter feed for more photos and highlights of Day 1.

Hosts: How are your events going? Any tips or tricks to share? Any highlights or low-lights? Amazing discoveries or technical problems?

Join us Friday for more events around the world!



WeDigBio is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections Program (Cooperative Agreement EF-1115210). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.