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Author Heerlien, Maarten ♦ Van Leusen, Joost ♦ Schnrr, Stephanie ♦ De Jong-Kole, Suzanne ♦ Raes, Niels ♦ Van Hulsen, Kirsten
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Scientific collections ♦ Crowdsourcing ♦ Industrial approach ♦ Prioritization ♦ Production lines ♦ Public engagement
Abstract In 2010, Naturalis Biodiversity Center started one of the largest and most diverse programs for natural history collection digitization to date. From a total collection of 37 million specimens and related objects, 7 million relevant objects are to be digitized in a 5-year period. This article provides an overview of the program and discusses the chosen industrial production line approach, the applied method for prioritization of collections that are to be digitized, and some preliminary results.
ISSN 15564673
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-02-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15564711
Journal Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH)
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 1
Page Count 11
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 11


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Source: ACM Digital Library