Fall 2022 Portal Advancement Campaign Round-Up

In September and October, the Symbiota Support Hub completed two more Portal Advancement Campaigns, this time in conjunction with the leadership of the Mycology Collections Data Portal and the Pteridophyte Collections Consortium. Here’s an overview of what these communities accomplished…

Macroalgae Campaign Recap

In August, the Symbiota Support Hub completed its third Portal Advancement Campaign, this time focusing on the Macroalgae Portal. This month-long event was held in collaboration with the Macroalgae Herbarium Consortium led by the University of New Hampshire. Momentum to…

A Decade of Success for the Macroalgae Portal–What’s Next?

With over 400 users, many members of the Phycological Society are likely familiar with the Macroalgae Portal (macroalgae.org), which has served as the central repository for the Macroalgal Herbarium Consortium since 2013. As one of the original Thematic Collections Networks…

Seeking Algae Collections!

Do you manage an algae collection? The Macroalgae Portal was recently migrated to Arizona State University servers where it has been updated and is now fully supported by the Symbiota Support Hub, and we’re planning our next portal advancement campaign…

SoRo Campaign Recap

In May, the Symbiota Support Hub completed its second Portal Advancement Campaign, this time focusing on the Consortium of Southern Rocky Mountain Herbaria (SoRo). Members of the SoRo community have been digitizing and aggregating herbarium data from the middle and southern Rocky Mountain…

SERNEC Campaign Recap

The newest domain of iDigBio, the Symbiota Support Hub, has completed the first in a series of Portal Advancement Campaigns. Portal campaigns last approximately one month, during which the Hub works closely and intensively with one of the 40+ Symbiota portal communities…