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eMonocot Portal

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eMonocot Portal

  1. 1. eMonocot Portal<br />Ben Clark, Joseph Kelly & Annapaola Santarsiero<br />
  2. 2. eMonocot Objectives<br />eMonocot aims to help a broad spectrum of users:<br /><ul><li> Identify monocots
  3. 3. Understand their diversity and evolutionary relationships
  4. 4. Access a wealth of information about them</li></ul>And<br /><ul><li> Connect taxonomic experts, helping them publish taxonomic information more efficiently </li></li></ul><li>eMonocot is a distributed system<br />CATE Araceae<br />PalmWeb<br />GrassBase<br />Dioscoriaceae Scratchpad<br />World Checklist<br />Dracaena & Sansevieria Scratchpad <br />Other Scratchpads<br />
  5. 5. eMonocot is a distributed system<br />CATE Araceae<br />PalmWeb<br />Dioscoriaceae Scratchpad<br />GrassBase<br />World Checklist<br />Dracaena & Sansevieria Scratchpad <br />eMonocotPortal<br />Other Scratchpads<br />
  6. 6. The eMonocot Portal:<br /><ul><li> Is a web-presence for the eMonocot project
  7. 7. Is a starting point for users
  8. 8. Integrates all of the content provided by the source systems
  9. 9. Complements the capabilities of the providing systems
  10. 10. Specializes in high-performance queries that span source systems
  11. 11. Helps curators improve their content</li></li></ul><li>The eMonocot Portal:<br />http://build.e-monocot.org/mocks<br />
  12. 12. The eMonocot Portal:<br />http://test.e-monocot.org<br />
  13. 13. Portal Users<br />Four categories identified:<br /> Professional and volunteer taxonomic experts<br /> Academic ecologists, evolutionary biologists and researchers<br /> Field ecologists, conservation biologists and environmental consultants<br /> The general public, school children and students<br />
  14. 14. Portal Users<br />Four categories identified:<br /> Professional and volunteer taxonomic experts<br /> Academic ecologists, evolutionary biologists and researchers<br /> Field ecologists conservation biologists and environmental consultants<br /> The general public, school children and students<br />
  15. 15. What will the portal do?<br /><ul><li> Publish attractive, authoritative, informative taxon pages
  16. 16. Provide identification tools, especially interactive keys
  17. 17. Have a fast, powerful, intuitive, search and browse functionality
  18. 18. Provide tools and information to help contributing systems improve their content
  19. 19. Support ad-hoc analysis and visualization of data about monocots
  20. 20. Make it easy for users of the portal to provide feedback and contribute to source systems</li></li></ul><li>Taxon Pages<br />1<br />2<br />5<br />3<br />6<br />4<br />
  21. 21. Identification Tools<br /><ul><li> Glossary
  22. 22. Image Gallery</li></li></ul><li>Search & Browse<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />
  23. 23. Search & Browse<br />
  24. 24. Support Source Systems<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />
  25. 25. Support Source Systems<br />1<br />2<br />
  26. 26. Ad-hoc analysis & visualization<br />1<br />2<br />
  27. 27. Feedback & contribution<br /><ul><li>Users will be able to create accounts in the portal
  28. 28. Portal users will be able to
  29. 29. Provide feedback to source systems
  30. 30. Contribute images and data
  31. 31. Portal will seamlessly pass information to source systems and / or notify maintainers</li>

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