Herbarium data digitization and publishing through GBIF IPT

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15 - 17 March 2023
05:00 - 13:00 CET

Three-days on-site course in Karaganda (Kazakhstan) with pre- and post-course activities. This course is a part of project “The study of the current state of the species diversity of vascular plants in Kazakhstan using modern methods of botany, molecular genetics and bioinformatics” founded by the Science Fund of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

An intensive on-site training will be comprised of i) general introduction to the world of global biodiversity data and GBIF, ii) starting and managing herbarium digitisation projects at the collection of institutional scale, general principles of digitisation and practical advice, and iii) data publishing through GBIF.

The course will have a strong focus on the technical aspects of data mobilization through GBIF.org. The event will have a vigorous practical approach and will include the study key concepts of biodiversity informatics, introduction to the Darwin Core standard, data standardisation, data publishing utilizing GBIF’s Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT). As a result, attendees of the course would be able to comfortably navigate through global biodiversity data, set a local digitisation project, manage an IPT account, and to prepare datasets for online publication.

Karaganda Buketov University
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15 March 2023 05:00 - 17 March 2023 13:00