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Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio)

Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio) is an annual 4-day event that engages participants online and onsite in digitizing natural history collections. Onsite events are hosted by museums, herbaria, universities, and other institutions and enable face to face meetups where participants engage with local collections and scientists.

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Geographic Scope: Global

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Annotation, Classification or tagging, Data entry, Geolocation, Identification, Transcription,

Start Date: 2015-10-22

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Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors, Ocean/water and marine, Pollinators/insects

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,