Kathy Hill

Cicada researcher

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    Jason Sharp commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Leo Shapiro: I have made the same 'set as exemplar' mistake.

    about 2 years ago

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    Richard Glor commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: I agree with Michael and have also inadvertently created exemplars when trying to click on a thumbnail.

    about 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "EOL Curators":

    Michael, You are not the first person from whom I've heard this exact concern. Well, actually, you're the second. Are there more of you out there?

    about 2 years ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    Too easy to hit 'Set as exemplar' accidentally?

    Several times I've created an exemplar unintentionally, just by clicking on a thumbnail anywhere in its lower third. Can it be re-set so that one has to click right on the actual target ring?

    about 2 years ago

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    Дмитрий Козьяков joined the community "EOL Discussion Group".

    about 2 years ago

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    Patrick Coin commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Jason Sharp: Thanks, that is very helpful--I had not realized the function of that tab.

    about 2 years ago

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    Jason Sharp commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: I use the 'worklist' tab on the taxon page to check images faster than going to each seperate image page. I'm not sure if all curators are aware of that tab.

    about 2 years ago

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    David Eickhoff commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Leo Shapiro: Yes, I agree with Michael. A bulk "Trust" option would be very helpful & less daunting than one-by-one.

    about 2 years ago

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    Maria del Rosario Castañeda commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Leo Shapiro: Yes!! It would save a lot of time to be able to trust several images at once!

    about 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: Hi Michael, I know there have been discussions regarding a mechanism for bulk trusting, but it isn't yet scheduled for work. Would others on this list find this helpful?

    about 2 years ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    Bulk trusting of images?

    At times, it would be nice to be able to trust a set of several images together in one go, without having to visit each image page individually; doing so would save a lot of time. I mention this as I have just added nearly 40 images of a taxon to that taxon's page on wiki Commons; in 2 or 3 weeks, all 40 will show up here to be reviewed. As I verified the images before adding them to the Commons page, I already know they are all trustable. But it will take ages to trust each one individually.

    Is this something that could be made feasible?

    about 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Patrick Coin: No, you can't edit an article written by someone else (as you can on Wikipedia), but if you see an error I would encourage you to add a comment pointing it out.

    about 2 years ago

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    Kathy Hill commented on Kathy Hill's newsfeed:

    I got about 10 emails from support@eol.org and then probably the same three as Maria from noreply@eol.org. I assume it depends what communities you are signed up to.

    about 2 years ago

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    Maria del Rosario Castañeda commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: Hi Jen, I didn't receive a particularly large amount of emails, just three in the past two weeks!!

    about 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Kathy Hill":

    Hmm... regarding this brief summary: http://eol.org/pages/449492/details, it seems to be showing up now, (we were having some trouble with the details tab concealing some things earlier.) Good question about the authors; I'll look into it.

    about 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Kathy Hill":

    Your question about the Field Guide tool: it will be undergoing some renovations in the next few months, but the new field guides will still be create-able from EOL collections, so keeping your taxa in a collection for now is a good start. If you end up channeling your content into EOL from a single source like a Scratchpad, then a collection of all your taxa will be created automatically from that resource, so there's no need to do it by hand.

    about 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    Anyone overwhelmed by a recent flood of email from EOL (actually, if you weren't, let me know. Something might be wrong.) The curator community isn't often quite so chatty, but that was a good demonstration of the new email defaults, which will now inform you of comments or activity in any EOL community you belong to, for instance this one, Rubenstein Fellows, and the EOL curators community. If you'd like to manage those settings, go into your EOL profile and under "edit my profile" select "notification settings". You can set different kinds of activity to different notification speeds- immediate email, daily digest, weekly digest, etc.

    about 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Scratchpads Community":

    By the way, v1 migration is upon us- those of you with v1 sites that are not seriously customized should be moved over in the next few days.

    about 2 years ago • edited: about 2 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Scratchpads Community":

    @John P. Sullivan: Thanks for the datapoint, John! Passing on the interview link to Breen for our social media.

    about 2 years ago

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    Leslie Ries commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: I wasn't talking about US maps- I was talking about regional maps that are more complete than the global GBIF maps. So, those could be European, African, whatever. Just that if there is a map that is in only part of the species' range, and it was fairly complete, maybe that should be given precedence over a global map that is incomplete (with the caveat that it doesn't represent the full range).

    about 2 years ago