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FAIR Digital Object and Natural Science Collections data

FAIR Digital Object and Natural Science Collections data

One of the key elements of DiSSCo’s data infrastructure design is the ‘Digital Specimen’ — a FAIR Digital Object acting as a digital representation on the Internet for a specific physical specimen in a collection. The ideas for the Digital Object as an element in a data infrastructure was proposed in the output on virtual layer recommendations by the Data Fabric IG and in the basic vocabulary from the Data Foundation and Terminology WG.

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NHM London is hiring a Business Analyst in Science Digitisation!

NHM London is hiring a Business Analyst in Science Digitisation!

The Natural History Museum’s informatics group are leading members of a series of European Commission (EC) funded digital projects working to transform the operation of European natural science collections. These multi-million Euro international initiatives bring together the collections of 115 institutions across 15 countries, representing over one billion scientific specimens and more than 5,000 scientists.

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DiSSCo joins GBIF

DiSSCo joins GBIF

DiSSCo is joining GBIF as the latest non-country Participant in the network. Like GBIF, DiSSCo embraces open data for mass-scale digitisation of specimens of European collections

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