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Beyond the Box Digitization Competition

Mon, 01/09/2014
The Beyond the Box Digitization Competition will award $1 million to the person or team who creates a technology that increases the speed and accuracy of digitization of a drawer of insect specimens and their associated data.   The competition is a joint project of the U.S. National Science Foundation and the American Institute of Biological Sciences.   The competition will...

Tips para E-journals: Estrategias editoriales para la consolidación de revistas científicas en versión electrónica

Mon, 01/09/2014
Nos complace informarles que el próximo Webinar organizado en el marco de la Iniciativa CIARD para aperturar el conocimiento agrícola para el desarrollo, será Tips para E-journals: Estrategias editoriales para la consolidación de revistas científicas en versión electrónica. Con este nuevo encuentro, CIARD da a conocer una de las buenas prá...

The European Ontology Network (EUON)

Sun, 31/08/2014
The European Ontology Network (EUON) is a network of experts in ontologies as well as other types of semantics such as terminologies, vocabularies and schemas. The network is base in Europe and is domain-agnostic, therefore it engages experts from different disciplines, including natural sciences, physical sciences, humanities, arts, languages, social sciences, computational and mathematical...

New AGRIS online

Mon, 25/08/2014
On August 25th, a new release of the AGRIS Web portal (http://agris.fao.org) was launched. It contains many new features and some optimizations of functionalities that were already available. In particular, main new features refer to:

2nd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2014)

Fri, 22/08/2014
The 2nd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2014) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden 24-27 August 2014. ICT4S is a series of research conferences bringing together leading researchers, developers and government and industry representatives interested in using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as a tool to reach sustainability goals. The 1st ICT4S Conference...

Fedora 4 Training Events in October

Wed, 20/08/2014
In response to community requests for more Fedora 4.0 training opportunities, the Fedora Project is pleased to announce that four separate face-to-face sessions in four locations have been scheduled for October 2014. Planning and curriculum development for Fedora 4 training is under way for the following events:   1. Fedora User Group Meeting: Karlsruhe, Germany, September 19, 2014

Phase One of GACS approved– Read the reports!

Wed, 20/08/2014
The Steering Group of the GACS (Global Agricultural Concept Scheme) project has approved the final results of Phase One. Version 1.0 of the Status Quo and Integration Proposal reports are now accessible, see attachments at the bottom of this post.