RESOURCES

MAM GEOREFERENCING GUIDELINES

by Michelle Mancini, Anne Barber, Timothy A. Block and C. Skema

Georeferencing Guidelines, April 2019

Wieczorek_et_al._(2012)_Georeferencing_Quick_Guide

MAM ONLINE GEOREFERENCING TRAINING

by Michelle Mancini and C. Skema

 

Link to google drive folder, including the following materials:

Meeting 1 video -- the training session

Meeting 1 slides -- Mancini presentation

Meeting 1 slides -- Skema presentation

Meeting 2 video -- the Q&A session
 

WORKSHOP MATERIALS

by MAM staff

The following materials may be useful resources for volunteers, or in running workshops on transcription training or using floristics tools.

Transcription Training Video here.

Transcription cheatsheet

​​Transcription step-by-step screenshots

Floristics step-by-step screenshots

​​MAM TRAINING MANUAL & DIGITIZATION STANDARDS

by C. Skema and Anne Barber

Entire Manual, version 2 (current)

Cover page for version 2

Entire Manual, version 1 (replaced by version 2)

SEARCHABLE COLLECTOR NAMES REFERENCE

by Anne Barber

For help in deciphering collector names, try using the following publication as a reference. The PDF has been converted to searchable text for ease of use. 

Mears, James A. “Guide to Plant Collectors Represented in the Herbarium of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.” Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 133, 1981, pp. 141–165., www.jstor.org/stable/4064771.

FINE FOCUS

by C. Skema, Anne Barber, and T. Block

Fine Focus is a method we developed to 1) provide a means for obtaining an objective numeric value that corresponds to focus quality, and 2) to improve focus quality in certain circumstances. You can download the software and a step-by-step instructional guide here (Box link) or here (google drive link). Please contact us with any questions you may have regarding its use.