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14 Mar 2019

Survey on digital management of physical samples and sample collections

The following is an invitation to participate in a survey identifying needs
related to the digital management of physical samples and sample
collections. This survey is being conducted by the IGSN 2040 team as part
of a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
We are interested in a wide range of physical samples produced by various
disciplines, including but not limited to earth, environmental, life,
material sciences, archaeology, and medical.
We hope to engage researchers across disciplines, and across the globe
to provide

24 Jan 2019

RDA P13 Session Accepted - RDA / TDWG Metadata Standards for attribution of physical and digital collections stewardship: Recommendation Maintenance and Adopters

Dear group,
Congratulations! Your session application  - RDA / TDWG Metadata
Standards for attribution of physical and digital collections
stewardship: Recommendation Maintenance and Adopters - has been approved
and will appear in the RDA Plenary 13 Programme.  Please consider this
your official notification of acceptance.
The detailed Plenary 13 programme will be published online by 11
February, 2019, and your scheduled session time will be published in the
programme. The programme will also include the link to your meeting web

21 Sep 2018

RE: RDA Adoption story Natural History Museum of London

Hi Marieke,
Yes, as Anne suggests we’re not yet in a position at the NHM to provide an adoption story I’m afraid. At the moment the museum is in the middle of a major technical upgrade of our collections management system, which makes it hard to get the adoption of the attribution model very high on the CMS team’s priorities in the near future. However I’m in discussions to determine whether it might be applicable to any of our other platforms, so hope to find another adoption use case which would be less dependant on the CMS work being complete.
Cheers,
Matt

19 Sep 2018

Re: RDA Adoption story Natural History Museum of London

Hi, yes, sorry. You sent this note earlier. I've copied my contact at
NHML. As far as I know it is too early to really say anything. Matt, can
you comment? iDigBio, might come on line faster. ImpactStory is more of
a second-tier adopter. They wouldn't be able to do anything until
providers of attribution data have adopted.
a

06 Sep 2018

Post TDWG update

Hello all
This group had an informal lunch meeting during TDWG. The primary outcome of this meeting was that we will begin exploring the creation of a Darwin Core extension for attribution. Representatives of iDigBio were present and agreed to move forward with exploring adoption of our recommendations.

In addition, our recommendations have been submitted for comments here.

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