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Fluid-preserved Imaging Workshop


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iDigBio, the National Science Foundation’s national HUB for Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC), in collaboration with the University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology, is pleased to announce the fifth in a series of preparation-specific workshops focusing on biological collections digitization. The workshop will be held Monday, Sept. 16 - Wednesday, Sept. 18(Sept. 16 and 19 will be travel days.) at the Museum of Zoology.

This workshop focuses on imaging techniques for fluid-preserved invertebrates and microscopic slides. The target audience includes collections managers, curators, and directors in U.S. non-federal invertebrate collections with significant numbers of fluid- and microscopic-slide-preserved specimens.

Those desiring to attend this workshop should complete the online application no later than May 8, 2013.

Questions about the application or related issues should be addressed to iDigBio’s Project Assistant,Cathy Bester, or to workshop coordinator Gil Nelson. Participants will be notified of acceptance the week of May 13, 2013.

Contact Mark O'Brien ( for more info.