SI Digi Blog
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 15:11
Bio: Xiyue Yang
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 13:29
Exciting things happen when you set data free!
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 15:30
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 15:45
"The Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge” in the Digital Age
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 09:26
Set down your *coffee* and get a load of our *fevered* pace! After only 17 months, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Dept of Botany working in partnership with Smithsonian Digitization has achieved the previously unimaginable milestone of digitizing and transcribing its 1,000,000th botanical specimen!!!
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 14:56
The DPO staff have been thinking and talking with our colleagues about how digitized collections can affect lives in significant and measurable ways by: - Showcasing examples where digitized collections have initiated creativity, innovation and change in some area of human endeavor; - Exploring ways museums, archives and libraries can maximize the impact of their digitized collections; and
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 12:17
Once we’ve worked out the details for the Physical Workflow to ensure that the collections objects are moved safely and efficiently to and from the digitization work space, we turn our attention to the imaging workflow.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 14:37
In the previous blog post in this series (DPO Mass Digitization at the Smithsonian: Physical Workflow), we looked at the ins and outs of moving the National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany’s (http://botany.si.edu/) botanical specimen sheets from storage to the imaging station and back again. Now let’s take a look at the imaging workflow.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 15:02
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 12:35
This blog post is the first in a multi-part series looking in detail at each workflow for Mass Digitization projects managed by the Digitization Program Office’s MD team at the Smithsonian.