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Barkworth, Mary [1].

Annual Meeting of the US Virtual Herbarium Project (WERA 1015).

The US Virtual Herbarium project was initiated in 2008 with the goal of enabling integrated access to all specimens records from all US herbaria. It operates at three levels: helping individual herbaria make their specimen records web-accessible; promoting regional networks; and working with iDigBio to enable any website to access all herbarium records in all US herbaria. Formally, the project is a coordinating body sponsored by the Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (WAAESD). In 2014, it started its second five year authorization period. Each State’s Agriculture Research Stations Director may provide travel funds for one representative his or her state to attend the annual meeting but the meeting is open to anyone involved with US herbarium networking. If you would like to become involved in this project, please contact Mary Barkworth (mary.barkworth [at]
Agenda Approval of minutes from the 2016 meeting
Report on digitization in the US Report on progress in developing an interface to vascular plant information in iDigBio
Requests for nomination of a new chair and discussion of proposed election procedure
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1 - Utah State University, Department Of Biology, 5305 OLD MAIN HILL, Logan, UT, 84322-5305, USA

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Presentation Type: Workshop
Session: 0, Annual Meeting of the US Virtual Herbarium Project (WERA 1015)
Location: Sundance 6/Omni Hotel
Date: Sunday, June 25th, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Number: 0001
Abstract ID:79
Candidate for Awards:None

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