Category Archives: Henderson Project

Post-Henderson Post

So You Think You Can Digitize had a bit of an unplanned hiatus; turns out that maintaining a blog while its authors take a something like 15+ trips, attend to work/school responsibilities, and write gobs of papers is a bit … Continue reading

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JHFNP, Post 4.5

A quick mini-post here, to tell of some interesting things: 1) Notebook 1 is DONE.  Fully annotated, and all within 3 days of our last post.  This represents many hours of work and the creation of hundreds of annotations: {{place|…}} … Continue reading

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Field Notes Challenge Part 4: Help, ‘Cause We Need Somebod(y/ies)

Co-written once again with Gaurav Vaidya. Over the last week, Gaurav has continued to pull templates out of his hat (leaving rabbit pulling to Rob and his bunnies) and we now have templates for locations and dates.  The syntax for … Continue reading

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Field Notes Challenge Part 3: New Year’s Digital Resolutions

“Resolution” is a word with many meanings. It can refer to the granularity of a digital image, or the solution to a problem, or a firm decision to do or not do something.  The Carefree Cogitation Coalition here at So … Continue reading

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Field Note Challenge Part 2: Veni, Vidi, Wiki

SYTYCD would like to welcome guest blog co-author Gaurav Vaidya. A week ago, we told you about our cunning plan to play around with annotating and publishing one  transcribed notebook of Junius Henderson’s field notes. We’ve had two big successes in the last … Continue reading

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An Ode to Founders and a Field Notes Challenge: Part 1

Junius Henderson was the founder and first curator of the University of Colorado (CU) Museum of Natural History where Rob works.  Because Rob is the Invertebrate Curator of Zoology, and his training is in malacology (not “bad ecology” or “evil” … Continue reading

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