> You may have seen in the latest EDIT newsletter
> an article describing 'Scratchpads'. These are web sites that EDIT are
> making available to foster collaboration between taxonomists.
> More than twenty communities are already using their Scratchpad to
> share, manage and integrate taxonomic data on the web.
> Would you please advertise and encourage people in your institution to
> take advantage of these sites, either by collaborating with an
> existing site or by starting a new one. A little technical skill is
> required to manage a site, but we provide an extensive collection of
> videos to help users get started
> The system to support these sites is based at the Natural History
> Museum in London, but site content is owned and managed by the
> communities that created them. The NHML will support the server for
> the foreseeable future, certainly beyond the life of the EDIT project
> To learn more, direct your colleagues to: http://
> Take a look at the current sites:
> Or try a demonstration:
> Cheers, Dave Roberts
> Dr D.McL. Roberts, Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5086
> European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy Project, Ccordinator
> WorkPackage 6 (Unifying Revisionary Taxonomy), Dept. Zoology, The
> Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road,
> London SW7 5BD
> Great Britain Email: [log in to unmask]
> Web page: http://www.editwebrevisions.info/ Web page:
> In general, it is easier to get forgiveness than to get permission.
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