Project Documents

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 All user manuals AMNH
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Host Data Spreadsheet
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Template for host data spreadsheet for capturing host relationships.   Apr 9, 2014, 1:23 PM Katja Seltmann
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Manual for Photographing Exemplar Specimens
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Manual for imaging arthropod specimens using a Microptics system and image stacking software. Includes some guidelines on how to choose an exemplar.  Apr 9, 2014, 1:23 PM Katja Seltmann
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TTD database manual for Arthropod Easy Capture
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Data entry manual for Arthropod Easy Capture (AEC) and the TTD-TCN project. Version 0.5.  AEC is the AMNH database for capturing arthropod data for the TTD-TCN project.  Apr 9, 2014, 1:23 PM Katja Seltmann
 All user manuals NYBG
Ċ 01_Day5_Imaging_Introduction.pdf
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  2455k v. 3 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ 02_Day5_Imaging_Equipment_Selection.pdf
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  3597k v. 3 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ 03_Day5_Image_Capture_.pdf
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  3920k v. 3 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ 04_Day5_Image_Post_Processing_with_Lightroom.pdf
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  4352k v. 3 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ 05_Day5_Image_Archive.pdf
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  2253k v. 3 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ 2012_NYBG_Imaging_Equipment_Specifications.pdf
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  391k v. 5 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ Assembling_the_Imaging_Station.pdf
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Instructions for how to assemble the herbarium specimen imaging station recommended by NYBG.  535k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
ĉ AutoFocus_Problems_Shooting_Poaceae.docx
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Recommendations on how to manually focus the camera lens when photographing herbarium specimens. By Mike Bevans, NYBG Information Manager for Digitization  13k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
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Camera_Lens_Focus_Tape.wmv
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Movie clip demonstrating how to manually focus the camera lens and then tape the lens in place. Useful when imaging large batches of Poaceae specimens or others upon which the lens has difficulty focusing. By Mike Bevans, NYBG Information Manager for Digitization.  5662k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ Centering-Camera.pdf
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How to center the camera when using the herbarium specimen imaging station recommended by NYBG.  400k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
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Crowdsourcing Guidelines
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Data entry manual for Crowdsourcing Module in the Tri-Trophic Thematic Network Portal.  Aug 15, 2014, 1:03 PM Mari Roberts
Ċ Herbarium_Image_Editing_Guidelines.pdf
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Image Editing Guidelines: Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. By Michael Bevans, Information Manager for Digitization, The New York Botanical Garden.  3220k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ Imaging Manual.pdf
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Herbarium Specimen Digitization: Camera settings and remote shooting using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II camera and software.  3392k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
Ċ Micro Nano Checker - Target Data.pdf
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Color values for Micro Nano Checker: used in photographing plant specimens  213k v. 5 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
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NYBG_Imaging_Equipment_Specifications_Nikon_Jun2014.pdf
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  Jun 20, 2014, 12:28 PM Kim Watson
Ċ Optimizing_exposure_using_Micro_Nano_Color_Checker.pdf
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Manual for using Adobe Lightroom to optimize image exposure by adjusting the Tone Curve using target values with the Micro Nano Color Checker. Prepared by Michael Bevans, Information Manager for Digitization, NYBG.  1496k v. 4 Apr 9, 2014, 1:22 PM Katja Seltmann
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Symbiota Guidelines
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Data entry manual for the Tri-Trophic Thematic Network Portal.  Aug 15, 2014, 1:05 PM Mari Roberts
 AMNH Specific Workflows
Ĉ Exemplar Photo Labels.xlsx
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  10k v. 2 May 1, 2013, 11:20 AM Nat Roe
ĉ Image Specifications for the Specimen Database.docx
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  15k v. 2 May 7, 2012, 11:12 AM Katja Seltmann
ĉ Labels_GenusUnitTrays2.doc
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  25k v. 2 Apr 28, 2012, 10:34 AM Katja Seltmann
ĉ Training_Collections.docx
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  1265k v. 3 Apr 28, 2012, 10:34 AM Katja Seltmann
Ċ Unit_tray.pdf
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  345k v. 2 May 10, 2012, 6:28 AM Katja Seltmann
 Authority Files and Taxon Name Lists
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Aclerdidae
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  May 17, 2012, 11:12 AM Katja Seltmann
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Aphidiinae Authority File
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Export from Taxapad, 2013  Jan 29, 2013, 8:04 AM Katja Seltmann
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Aphid Species File
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Aphid Authority file 2  Sep 24, 2012, 1:13 PM Katja Seltmann
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Chalcidoidea Authority File
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  Mar 29, 2012, 7:25 PM Katja Seltmann
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Coccidae
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Checklist of Coccidae scales from ScaleNet  May 21, 2012, 4:04 PM Katja Seltmann
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DeltocephalinaeUS.txt
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  365k v. 2 May 22, 2012, 5:23 AM Katja Seltmann
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Diaspididae scales from ScaleNet
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Checklist added from ScaleNet  May 21, 2012, 4:07 PM Katja Seltmann
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Drake & Ruhoff, Lacebugs of the World
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  Jan 7, 2014, 9:34 AM Katja Seltmann
Ĉ Foottit_Adelgidae_Phylloxeridae_Aphididae.xlsx
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Aphid Authority file 1  102k v. 2 Sep 24, 2012, 1:13 PM Katja Seltmann
ĉ Fulgoroidea checklist of US and can.doc
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  1321k v. 2 Apr 16, 2012, 10:11 AM Katja Seltmann
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Miridae
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On-line Systematic Catalog of Plant Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae)  Apr 18, 2012, 3:01 PM Katja Seltmann
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OtherCicadellidaeUS.txt
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  244k v. 2 Mar 28, 2013, 7:43 AM Katja Seltmann
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Pentatomidae Authority List
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Link to the ITIS version of the Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States data for the Pentatomidae.  Apr 10, 2012, 3:40 PM Katja Seltmann
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Pseudococcidae from ScaleNet
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Checklist from ScaleNet  May 21, 2012, 4:06 PM Katja Seltmann
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Scrophulariaceae s.l. partial authority list
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  May 20, 2013, 11:24 AM Kim Watson
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Treehopper Authority File
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  Mar 29, 2012, 7:25 PM Katja Seltmann
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Tropicos plant database
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Tropicos (Missouri Botanical Garden) database for looking up host plant information.  Apr 19, 2012, 9:27 AM Katja Seltmann
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Typhlocybinae.txt
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  374k v. 2 May 22, 2012, 5:28 AM Katja Seltmann
ĉ USMexicoCicadas.doc
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  208k v. 2 Apr 18, 2012, 2:59 PM Katja Seltmann
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WaterBugs
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  May 10, 2012, 11:01 AM Katja Seltmann
 Cicadellidae Authority Files
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Cicadellidae Names
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Names not in the 3I database are entered here for expert review.  Nov 30, 2012, 7:49 AM Katja Seltmann
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Typhlocybinae and Delphacidae Database
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Up to date database of the leafhopper subfamily Typhlocybinae (by D. Dmitriev & C. Dietrich) and family Delphacidae (by C. Bartlett).  Nov 30, 2012, 7:49 AM Katja Seltmann
 data entry movies
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add_decimal_locality.mov
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How to enter a locality that is in decimal format.  3720k v. 2 Oct 29, 2012, 9:07 AM Katja Seltmann
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Adding and deleting images
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Introductory video for adding and deleting images.  Apr 15, 2014, 8:44 AM Katja Seltmann
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Adding and editing host names
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Introduction to adding and editing host names in Edit and Museum Mode  Apr 15, 2014, 8:41 AM Katja Seltmann
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Add_Species_Name.mov
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Add a new species name to the specimen database   4629k v. 3 Aug 16, 2012, 10:52 AM Katja Seltmann
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edit_collecting_event.mov
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Edit a collecting event. When you edit a collecting event the changes apply to ALL the specimens attached to that collecting event. Be sure this is what you want to do!!   1k v. 3 Aug 16, 2012, 10:57 AM Katja Seltmann
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How to delete a locality
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In order to delete a locality you must first move off all of the associated collecting events. This video describes one method of doing so.  Apr 15, 2014, 8:38 AM Katja Seltmann
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Importing into Excel
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This video demonstrates how to import data downloaded from Query Mode into Excel while maintaining the format of the data. It is well known that Excel will change the date format if you import directly without specifying the import of dates as text.  Apr 15, 2014, 8:40 AM Katja Seltmann
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Introduction to using the Fauna and Flora Host Modules
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Introduction to using the Fauna and Flora Host Modules in Museum Mode  Apr 15, 2014, 8:41 AM Katja Seltmann
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specimen_edit_sex.mov
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Edit your records singularly or as a mass update  11506k v. 3 Aug 17, 2012, 8:26 AM Katja Seltmann
 Georeferencing
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GEOLocate
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Link to georeferencing GeoLocate software   Apr 9, 2014, 1:12 PM Katja Seltmann
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Georeferencing in Arthropod Easy Capture
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How to georeference using AEC database and a good overview of georeferencing in general.  Apr 9, 2014, 1:12 PM Katja Seltmann
 Project Description
Ċ ADBC-TCN-TTD Project Description.pdf
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Full description of the TTD-TCN project as submitted to NSF.  2384k v. 3 Sep 24, 2012, 1:15 PM Katja Seltmann
 Workshop and Meeting Notes
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Boone Georeferencing workshop
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Google document of notes from Kim Watson and Katja Seltmann during the SERNEC georeferncing workshop. Jan, 2012.  Oct 5, 2012, 7:08 AM Katja Seltmann
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DROID workshop
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Google document from the DROID workshop (DROID – Developing Robust Object-to-Image-to-Data Workflows) from May 30th through May 31st for developing workflows.  Jun 21, 2012, 9:54 AM Katja Seltmann
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HUB meeting notes
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Google document of notes from the HUB meeting, March 2010.  Oct 5, 2012, 7:07 AM Katja Seltmann
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iDigBio Standards Workshop
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Google document from the idigbio standards workshop   Oct 5, 2012, 7:06 AM Katja Seltmann
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