The “old” projects that help the future one

The RIO Journal has recently published one of the main outcomes of the historical project Synthesys, which lasted almost 20 years (we are sure most of you recall that project). The Collection Digitisation Dashboard aims to improve the discoverability of natural science collections and is underpinned by an original Collection Classification Scheme developed under another project, ICEDIG_eu.

It will be embedded in the DiSSCo Research Infrastructure. The Collection Digitisation Dashboard provides a complete analysis of the assets hosted in some of the most important European NHs and allows for comparison among collections in terms of volume, taxonomic scope, categories of preservation, stratigraphic age, geospatial range, level of digitisation and more. 

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