Hi All,

In case you weren't one of the 90-or-so folks who joined us and you want to hear Darwin Core Hour #2 presentation and discussion about controlled vocabularies, or if you want to share the conversation with your colleagues, here are places where you can go to do that.
  1. iDigBio Calendar Announcement for DwC Hour #2  https://www.idigbio.org/content/darwin-core-hour-even-simple-hard has link to the recording. An mp4 version is in-the-works.
  2. Explore the Darwin Core Questions & Answers wiki! https://github.com/tdwg/dwc-qa/wiki - where all Darwin Core Hour materials can be found.
  3. See what questions have been asked and answered so far https://github.com/tdwg/dwc-qa/issues
  4. Submit your question / volunteer (yourself or someone) to do a webinar on your darwin core topic: https://tinyurl.com/zja2muz
Upcoming Events of Interest.
A. The iDigBio Paleo Digitization Interest Group brings a talk by Erica Clites (University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA): Serving your georeferencing data via data aggregators. Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT. This webinar will define and discuss common Darwin Core terms related to georeferencing and discuss factors to consider when serving your georeferencing data online. If you are currently serving your georeferencing data, come prepared with the list of terms you serve or just bring your questions! https://www.idigbio.org/content/paleo-working-group-webinar-0

B. Our next formal Darwin Core Hour is Tuesday April 4th, 2017 by Paula Zermoglio: Thousands of shades for “Controlled” Vocabularies https://www.idigbio.org/content/darwin-core-hour-thousands-shades-%E2%80%9Ccontrolled%E2%80%9D-vocabularies

Happy Darwin Core and Data Quality, :-)
Deb, et al
(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 Representative
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