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Exploring multiple approaches to engage underrepresented students in research with natural history collections.
24 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Molly Phillips1, Adania Flemming2, Jeanette Pirlo3, David Blackburn4
1. iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 2. iDigBio, FLMNH 3. University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History 4. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
The iDigBio team has leveraged natural history collections in a 3-pronged approach designed to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in collections-based research.
Responses to Climate Change in California Chipmunks: Move, Adapt, or Die
10 Feb 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Talisin Hammond1, Rachel E. Walsh2, Eileen Lacey3
1. San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research 2. University of California, Berkeley 3. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
A series of three modules using data from natural history museum collections to examine responses to climate change in multiple chipmunk species. Elevation and morphological data, beginner skills...
Biodiversity research using digitized, internet-based natural history collections
17 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Rochester Institute of Technology
Collections based research is a critical tool for organismal biology and biodiversity research. Yet natural history collections have a complicated past. This multi-class module examines the...
repost - blog about iDigBio bringing the biodiversity to the National Academies Summer Institute on Quantitative Biology
11 Jul 2016 |
Posted by Alison N Hale
Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio) recently participated in the 2016 National Academies Special Topics Summer Institute on Quantitative Biology. Members of the iDigBio team were super...
A Guide to Digitized Natural History Collections
20 Oct 2015 |
Posted by Drew LaMar
Alison N Hale
Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community
Citation | Presentation
Monfils, Anna K., Ellwood, Elizabeth, Linton, Debra L., Phillips, Molly, Cook, Joseph, Kerski, Joseph, Barbaro, Tracy, Donovan, Sam, (2016), "Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community", Botany 2016, : Savannah, Georgia, August, (DOI: )
Monfils, Anna K., Ellwood, Elizabeth, Linton, Debra L., Phillips, Molly, Cook, Joseph, Kerski, Joseph, Barbaro, Tracy, Donovan, Sam, Powers, Karen, Prather, L. Alan, Guralnick, Rob, (2016), "Integrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community", GREEN MUSEUM – HOW TO PRACTICE WHAT WE PREACH? 2016 SPNHC conference, : Berlin, Germany, June, (DOI: )