Edited on: 09 May 2019

Scientific names indexing and data mobilization of Biodiversity Heritage Library using tools from Global Names project.

When and Where

June 17 - June 19 2019

Conference room @ Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign

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Description

We organize this workshop to bring together researches who use Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), librarians who supply content and meta-data to BHL, and developers of BHL infrastructure.

Main topics of the workshop:

  • Demonstrate name-finding algorithms for creating name index for BHL.
  • Develop and try ways for fast mobilization of BHL data and metadata.
  • Discuss improvements for future versions of BHL, creating a wish list.
  • Figure out opportunities for the future development of BHL and Global Names tools for enrichment of BHL meta-data

Schedule

Date Time Event
June 16 all day Arrival
June 17 9AM - 5PM Day 1
June 17 6:30PM Welcoming Dinner
June 18 9AM - 5PM Day 2
June 19 9AM - 12PM Day 3
June 19 12PM - 2PM Wrap up

Contact and Logistics

Foe general questions contact Dmitry Mozzherin mozzheri@illinois.edu

For flight and hotel accomodations contact Cathy Bialeschki: cathyb@illinois.edu

For airfare:

Name (as it appears on ID used at airport check in)

Birthdate

Departing airport w/travel dates and timing preference

City/state of residence

Cell number for airline reservation record

For hotel

name, arrival date and departure date

Funding

The workshop is funded by NSF award #1356347