Sherborn Symposium Talks

Opening Keynote: SHNH Annual Ramsbottom Lecture
Neal Evenhuis (Bishop Museum) Sherborn: Work history and impact of bibliography, dating and zoological informatics
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Session 1: History of Taxonomic Literature, Indexing and Traditional Taxonomic Nomenclature

Gordon McOuat (University of King’s College, Halifax) Sherborn’s context: Cataloguing nature in the late 19th century
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Edward Dickinson (Aves Press) Reinforcing the foundations: Filling in the bibliographic gaps in the historical legacy
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F. Christian Thompson (Smithsonian) and Thomas Pape (Copenhagen) Systema Dipterorum: Sherborn’s critical influence in getting information control over a megadiverse group
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Suzanne Pilsk, Martin Kalfatovic, Joel Richard (Smithsonian Institution Libraries) Unlocking the Index Animalium: From paper slips to bytes and bits
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Nigel Robinson (Zoological Record) Sherborn’s Index Animalium integration into ION: access to all
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Session 2: Current Taxonomic Practices

Chris Lyal (NHM) Digitising legacy taxonomic literature: processes, products and using the output
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Henning Scholz (Museum für Naturkunde Berlin) BHL-Europe: Tools and Services for Legacy Taxonomic Literature
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David Remsen (GBIF) Biodiversity Informatics: GBIF’s role in linking information through scientific names
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Daphne Fautin (Univ. Kansas/ICZN) & Miguel Alonso-Zarazaga (MNCN-CSIC/ICZN) LANs: Lists of Available Names – a new generation for stable taxonomic names in zoology?
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Session 3: Future of Biological Nomenclature

Chris Freeland (Missouri Botanical Garden) Preserving digitized taxonomic data: problems and solutions for print, manuscript and specimen data
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Sandra Knapp (NHM/IAPT/ITZN) New workflows for describing and naming organisms
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Lyubomir Penev (Pensoft Publishers) ZooKeys: Streamlining the registration – to – publication pipeline
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Rod Page (Univ. Glasgow) Towards an open taxonomy
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Closing Keynote and wrap-up plenary discussion
Richard Pyle (Bishop Museum, HI, USA) Towards a Global Names Architecture: The future of indexing scientific names
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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith