Category: Taxonomy

Digital Asset Management – is it relevant for Botanical Collections?

Easy and efficient handling of digital assets such as images and documents has always been an important capability of IrisBG. Electronic documents are now replacing printed documents at many institutions and the availability of quality digital cameras and improved smartphone cameras has resulted in an explosive growth in the number of photos taken. The growth …

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New Year, New Users and New Version

Hope you have had a good start to the New Year. So far this year, we have had the great pleasure of welcoming 8 new gardens to our community from different parts of the world, as far apart as Alaska, Mexico and South Korea. Several of the new gardens have also implemented the multi-language feature …

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Version 3.4.4 is released

In this article, I will focus on a few of the more important changes found in the latest release of IrisBG. The new features covered in this article include: Improved access control for accessions and taxa. More formalized recording of hybrids. Data import improvements. Recycling of events is now easier. Garden Explorer improvements. F11 for …

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Flora and Fauna – Preserved for posterity

In 2009, we were approached by Professor Christian Brochmann at the Natural History Museum (NHM), University of Oslo regarding the management of their plant DNA collection and related preserved material. Unable to find suitable existing software, we started a collaborative project with his team on a new solution named Corema (Collection and Research Management). The …

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