Fernando Jerep

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    John Tasirin commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Kent McFarland: One of the main reason for me to join in EOL is to identify and display all species in an island level. So I am with you, Kent. But, thank to Bob and Jennifer for introducing Scratchpads. I may need to explore it further.

    over 2 years ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Patrick Coin: That's correct from what I've seen.

    over 2 years ago

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    Patrick Coin commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Katja Schulz: Great feature. A related question I have... My impression of the authoring tools is that authorship of any particular object seems not to be collaborative. If somebody writes a "brief summary" and I see an error, or would like to make an addition, I cannot edit it directly, correct? Likewise with other categories of text objects?

    over 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    Helllo curators, our development team has just released a new tool that will make it easier for you to improve the text shown on EOL Overview tabs. Since this tab is the most visited one for a given taxon, the articles featured here should be the most interesting and informative ones we have available. Curators (including assistant curators) can now identify these articles and move them to the Overview tab instantly. Look for the show in Overview link below articles in the Detail tab. For an overview of all available EOL curator tools see Information for Curators.

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Kelly O'Donnell: Rats, this explains some things. Stand by...

    over 2 years ago

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    Kelly O'Donnell commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: No LifeDesk messages in spam folders. I even tried a second time with a different email address, no luck.

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Kelly O'Donnell: Hey, Kelly, Seena- the LifeDesk mail isn't hiding in your spam filters, by any chance?

    over 2 years ago

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    Seena Narayanan Karimbumkara commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Kelly O'Donnell: @Kelly & Jen.. Same problem for me. Did not get an e-mail response after creating LifeDesk.

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Kelly O'Donnell: Uh-oh; thanks for the report, Kelly! We're looking into it, hang in there...

    over 2 years ago

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    Kelly O'Donnell commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    Hello fellow Fellows! My project starts up in a month and I'm going through some set up now. Has anyone had a problem with LifeDesk in the past few days? I haven't gotten an activation email or a response to a question. I even tried using the tell a friend fields to see if I would get any email and that didn't work either. I'm using Firefox and Safari. Has anyone else run into trouble?

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Maria del Rosario Castañeda: Good question, Rosario! For now it's one species at a time only. Once we've seen how that goes we may experiment with more sweeping tools, but we need to be cautious with it- large changes could be produced very suddenly if the preference propagated automatically to all child taxa. For the moment at least you have made all the Anolis species in the TRD more easily findable and that is the important thing! If anyone has an opinion about this or any other feedback about this feature please share it here or in the EOL discussion group!

    over 2 years ago

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    Maria del Rosario Castañeda commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: Hi Jen, I had no trouble selecting my preferred classification, but a quick question, do I have to do it one species at the time? or is there a way to do it in bulk? I changed the classification for the entire genus (Anolis), but it didn't automatically applied to all the species within. Did I miss something?

    over 2 years ago

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    Ximo Mengual commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: Thanks Jen! I will keep that in mind and eventually upload it.

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    A nice piece on Stijn Cooleman's Lifedesk for those of you who read french or dutch

    Thanks for the tip, Stijn! Don't be shy, everyone, about reporting publicity you receive in languages other than English. Our international audience would love to read about your adventures!

    over 2 years ago

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    eoleducation commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    Hi EOL Fellows- some great opportunities through the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) can be found here: http://www.nescent.org/science/proposals.php

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Ximo Mengual: Hi, Ximo! You can make your LD classification available via this method: http://syrphidae.lifedesks.org/admin/classification/biological/export/share. Put the url to your exported classification as an additional resource in your Content Partner account and let me know when it's up. Note that this is a manual publication- you can update whenever you like (we suggest not more than quarterly) so we strongly advise you to put a version number or date in the title and citation. Eventually we'll replace this resource in your CP account with the Scratchpads equivalent, after you're migrated, but that won't be for a few quarters, I expect.

    over 2 years ago

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    Ximo Mengual commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    Hi Jen, I have now selecte my preferred classification of the 2 options I had; the problem is that "my" classification" differs from ITIS or Catalogue of Life (basically because is more up-to-date). Can I use my classification? How?

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    (by the way, is anyone still waiting for their classification to be made available as a browsing hierarchy?)

    over 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    Big news, everyone! The curator tool for selecting the preferred classification on a taxon page has been launched. Katja has just finished heroically updating our documentation. Here's her summary and urls for the relevant docs:

    Hello curators!

    This morning, we released a new tool on EOL that lets full curators set the preferred classification for a given EOL taxon page. Please have a look at the Information for Curators page to learn more about this feature: http://eol.org/info/curation#classification

    By setting the preferred classification in the Names tab, you can now control the browsing classification shown to EOL visitors in the Overview tab. Your selection will not only affect the classification browser, it will also determine what name is used for a given group at the top of the taxon page. For example, on the page for the Painted Lady butterfly, selecting the NCBI hierarchy will result in a Vanessa cardui page: http://eol.org/pages/156096/overview

    While selecting the Catologue of Life hierarchy would result in a Cynthia cardui page: http://eol.org/pages/156096/names

    In addition to our official browsing classifications, you can also select from the non-browsable hierarchies that we have extracted from the data files of other content partners, including Wikipedia and the EOL Flickr group. While some of these hierarchies will clearly be inappropriate, others will be very valuable, especially when a taxon is not yet represented in any of the official EOL browsing hierarchies. See for example the Cryptocephalus octoguttatus page: http://eol.org/pages/3282247/overview

    Previously, this page was orphaned. There was no browsing hierarchy shown in the Overview tab, because none of our official classification providers has listed this species. However, by adding taxonomic tags for the genus, family, and order, Flickr contributors have provided us with a de facto hierarchy that curators can now select to connect this species to the rest of the tree of life in the EOL browsing structure.

    Please check out the new interface and let us know what you think. We expect that there is room for improvements, but this first version should provide you with a powerful tool to improve EOL pages.

    Best wishes, Katja

    over 2 years ago

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    Nathan Muchhala commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    If anyone else is scanning in text from documents like I am, you may find this trick useful to help clean up those many extra paragraphs that always get added in. In MS word you can just 'search and replace' them out because '^p' means paragraph. Heres a post I found online explaining it, and how to avoid deleting 'true' paragraphs: Assuming each line has a para mark at the end, and that there is an empty line (or a line with just a space) with a para mark separating true paras: First: Do a Search&Replace to replace all para marks (^p) with a pair of tildes (~~), or some other character combination that isn't found in the document. Second: Do a Search&Replace to replace every occurrence of a pair of tildes followed by a space, followed by a pair of tildes (~~ ~~) with a para mark (^p) Third: Do a Search&Replace to replace every occurrence of a pair of tildes followed by another pair of tildes (~~~~) with a para mark (^p) Fourth: Do a Search&Replace to replace every occurrence of a pair of tildes followed (~~) with a single space ( ) Fifth: Do a Search&Replace to replace every occurrence of a pair of spaces followed ( ) with a single space ( ). Repeat until none is found.

    over 2 years ago