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Biodiversity Heritage Library - Download How To. Back to HelpWhat file types are available for download?

Biodiversity Heritage Library - Download How To

How do I generate a custom PDF? How do I download a single-page low resolution image? How do I download a single-page high resolution image? How do I download an image from flickr? How do I download all the data about BHL books or scientific names? Locating the article If you have a specific article in mind, for example, “Abundance and Distribution of Queen Conch Veligers (Strombus gigas Linne) in the Central Bahamas. Creating the PDF 1. If you have questions or need to report a problem, please contact us and include the PDF generation confirmation number.Back to top If you only need one page image from a book, you can right click (Command + click on your Mac) on the page you want, and usually choose "Save As" or "Open image in new window" - this will give you a screen-quality jpeg of the page.

View in Google Docs You can download the instructions in PDF and multiple text formats.Back to top. How to Quickly Extract Media from Slide Decks. If you’ve ever wanted to quickly extract the media (images, etc.) from a presentation such as PowerPoint or Keynote, there turns out to a pretty simple way to do it.

How to Quickly Extract Media from Slide Decks

This may well be common knowledge, but, as my friend Merlin Mann likes to say, every day somone’s born who’s never seen The Flintstones. That is, it’s always new to someone–and this was new to me. The key is to recognize that PowerPoint and Keynote files are basically just bundles of other files–that is, they’re fancy ZIP files: So if you want to find an easy way to pull photos, videos and sounds out of a PowerPoint or Keynote file, follow this simple tip:Make a copy of your original file (this way, you don’t risk harming your original).

On your copy, replace the .PPTX or .KEY extension with .ZIP instead (do this in Windows Explorer or Finder – on a Mac you may need to open the Get Info window and then change the extension in there). Recommendations for timeline tools? Oddly enough I'm actually building a timeline tool for the Intro to European History I'm teaching this fall.

Recommendations for timeline tools?

Basically I'm going to crowdsource a European timeline between 400AD-1700AD in the classroom. I've looked a few things - yes, SIMILE is great and the de facto standard. But as an historian the date handling rubs me the wrong way - perhaps I'm reading the code wrong, but it requires a valid JS Date to work. The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools. Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe interesting patterns that wouldn’t be apparent from looking only at stats. All Killer, No Filler This one’s different, trust us. To make the tedious task of making beautiful charts and maps easier, I’ve made the list of best data visualization tools available for the job. Let’s get started! For Developers D3.js D3.js, short for ‘Data Driven Documents’, is the first name that comes to mind when we think of a Data Visualization Software. It doesn’t ship with pre-built charts out of the box, but has a nice gallery which showcases what’s possible with D3. FusionCharts FusionCharts has probably the most exhaustive collection of charts and maps. Chart.js. Tool Buffet. Slack Web, iOS, and Android Looking for an alternative to email?

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Slack just may be your answer! Slack is a communication tool designed to keep teams connected. Chrome Extension. Earth Pro Account Self-Service. Neatline. Day 36: Neatline. Create and share visual ideas online. DiRT Directory. About Programming Historian. Digital Humanities Toolkit. VisualEyes. First Reference Ontology for Plant Biology. The Planteome Project, an international collaborative effort that is Powered by CyVerse, recently has announced the first full release of their database and ontology browser.

First Reference Ontology for Plant Biology

The browser serves as a centralized portal where common reference ontologies (structured, controlled vocabularies) for plants are used to annotate gene expression, traits, phenotypes, genomes, and genetic diversity, across a wide range of plant taxa. The Planteome Project is funded by the National Science Foundation and leverages infrastructure provided by CyVerse to develop data standards and reference vocabularies that can be used universally to describe plant gene and phenotype annotation. With numerous institutional collaborations, the project's goal is to aid scientists in developing improved plant genotypes leading to agricultural crops capable of delivering higher yields and withstanding climate pressures.

Home - JSTOR Global Plants - LibGuides at JSTOR. In addition to Global Plants, JSTOR includes thousands of academic ebooks and journals in related fields: JSTOR Life Sciences Collection: comprehensive access to 160 foundational journals in major biological subfields: aquatic science, botany, developmental & cell biology, ecology, paleontology, and zoology.

Home - JSTOR Global Plants - LibGuides at JSTOR

More than 100 peer-reviewed ecology and botany journals. Some publishers, including the Royal Botanic Gardens, Ebooks: more than 3,000 science ebooks from leading publishers such as Princeton University Press, University of California Press, Purdue University Press, and MIT Press. JSTOR Sustainability: a digital library of academic research covering issues of environmental stress and human security. Your library's access to JSTOR may include some or all of these materials. Image-Based Identification of Plant Species Using a Model-Free Approach and Active Learning.