Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections


Event List—A nearly complete list.

All event times are in the local timezone

Thursday, October 18, 2018 (All day), Sunday, October 21, 2018 (All day)
Conifer specimens collected from the Canada and the United States over the past century.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 00:00 to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 11:45
Your participation will help our researchers understand Australia’s unique fly biodiversity.
Canberra, Australia
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 09:30
FSU's Field Botany Course contributes to WeDigBio
**The event is only open to students registered for FSU's Field Botany course**
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 09:45 to 17:00
During this one-day event at Kew, you will help us unlock information held on the Fungarium shelves and make it widely available to everyone.
Upper Atrium, Jodrell Laboratory
Richmond, United Kingdom
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00 to 14:00
Scientists here and around the world need your help! Join us in transcribing scientific labels from our collections.
Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:45 to 15:30
**The event is only open to students registered for UTK's Field Botany class.**
Knoxville, Tennessee United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 13:00 to 17:00
You will be transcribing collection information from our herbarium specimens whilst interacting with other institutions across the globe.
Royal Botanic Garden
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 14:00 to 20:00
Citizen science transcription blitz!
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00, Friday, October 19, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00
Digitization of Vascular Plants
Heckert-Wells 305, PSU campus
Pittsburg, Kansas United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00
Create digital data about plant specimens collected in Florida over the past 200 years for the benefit of science, society, and our flora.
King Life Science Building, Room 1058
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, October 21, 2018 (All day)
Students will help digitize specimens as part of coursework in two courses, Botany and Dendrology.
Online Expedition
Richmond, Kentucky United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 08:00 to 15:00
Transcribe data from plant specimens in universities throughout Arkansas on Notes from Nature
A-State Lab Science Building
Jonesboro, Arkansas United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 08:30 to 12:30
WeDigBio @ Yale will focus on transcription of labels of plant specimens housed in the Peabody's herbarium. Refreshments will be provided!
Environmental Science Center (adjacent to the Peabody Museum), room 100
New Haven, Connecticut United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00, Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00, Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
This year we will be transcribing the University of Illinois plants that were digitized for previous TCNs
Forbes conference room - 1005
Illinois United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 14:00
Scientists here and around the world need your help! Join us in transcribing scientific labels from our collections.
Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30
Liberate the information locked away in scientific specimens - document the diversity of ferns and lycophytes in Louisiana and around the world
The Classroom at BRIT
Fort Worth, Texas United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30
"Sedges have edges" is a helpful mantra in plant ID to spot this tricky group. Try learning Virginia's sedge diversity with this expedition!
Derring Hall, room 3017
Blacksburg, Virginia United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
This WeDigBio event is part of the Broader Impacts class at UF.
**The event is only open to students registered for UF's Broader Impacts class**
Gainesville, Florida United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00, Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00, Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
This year we will be transcribing the University of Illinois plants that were digitized for previous TCNs
Forbes conference room - 1005
Illinois United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Event to help transcribe plant specimens housed at Howard University, especially from the Mid-Atlantic region.
Howard University, E.E. Just Hall, room 312
Washington , District Of Columbia United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 15:00 to 18:00
This free event will help you start transcribing biological data, an important part of biological research - anyone anywhere can contribute
Chapel Hill, North Carolina United States
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00, Friday, October 19, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00
Digitization of Vascular Plants
Heckert-Wells 305, PSU campus
Pittsburg, Kansas United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00
Create digital data about plant specimens collected in Florida over the past 200 years for the benefit of science, society, and our flora.
King Life Science Building, Room 1058
Tallahassee, Florida United States
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00, Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00, Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
This year we will be transcribing the University of Illinois plants that were digitized for previous TCNs
Forbes conference room - 1005
Illinois United States
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00 to 14:00
Scientists here and around the world need your help! Join us in transcribing scientific labels from our collections.
Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois United States
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00
Learn to mobilize biodiversity data from preserved plant specimens collected in Hawai‘i to advance scientific research & support conservation!
New York Botanical Garden, Library Building, 4th Floor, M402
Bronx, New York United States
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 15:00 to 19:00
WeDigBio at Meise - This multilingual platform allows volunteers to help us digitize herbarium labels in Dutch, French, German and English.
Online Expedition
Belgium
Thursday, October 18, 2018 (All day), Sunday, October 21, 2018 (All day)
Conifer specimens collected from the Canada and the United States over the past century.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 12:00 to 15:00
If you can do basic data entry, you can help FALAFEL digitize the Fungal Herbarium of the Florida Museum of Natural History!
UF Marston Science Library room L308 (3rd floor computer lab)
Gainesville, Florida United States
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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.