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The Smithsonian Institution’s Digitization Program Office wins prize in GBIF 2018 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:05 -- VillanuevaL
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DPO
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The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Secretariat announced today that the Smithsonian Institution’s Digitization Program Office (DPO) was selected by an expert jury as a winner in the 2018 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge. The entry, submitted by DPO Informatics Program Officer Luis J. Villanueva, the GBIF Issues Explorer, won a Second Place award among 23 entries from countries around the world.

DPO Mass Digitization at the Smithsonian: Imaging Workflow (Part 1)

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:37 -- BeauchampJW
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Jessica Warner and Ken Rahaim, DPO
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Measuring for imaging standard

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.

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