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Digitization and the future of natural history collections

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RT @_danspark_: Making use of digitized #museum collections! Future of natural history collections https://t.co/m3AtGQMb73 via @PeerJPrepr…
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Brandon Hedrick conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Mason Heberling conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Emily Meineke conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Kathryn Turner conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Christopher Grassa performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Daniel Park performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Jonathan Kennedy performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Julia Clarke conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Joseph Cook conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

David Blackburn conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Scott Edwards conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Charles Davis conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

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No code was used for this manuscript as this is a perspective paper.

Funding

This work was supported by funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF1441785, 1746177). Additional funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation includes awards NSF-DBI: EF1208835 and NSF-DEB 1754584 to CCD. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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