Tag Archives: KE-EMu

Longhorn beetle project finale

So I’ve finally completed my longhorn beetle project.  All the data, including recently added locality (where the insects were collected) data has been added onto KE-EMu and the specimens have been incorporated into the collection. The New Zealand species incorporated are … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25 September – Second Day in the Botany Department at the NHM

Tuesday began with Jonathan showing me the process that happens for new acquisitions or objects that have come back from loan.  The initial step, which is also the same for objects being moved from the Cryptogamic department to DC2 (Darwin … Continue reading

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Monday 24 September – First day in the Botany Department at the NHM

I’d been really looking forward to going back to the Natural History Museum (NHM) following my earlier visit in May.  I had a bril time in all departments, but had decided that I would particularly like to gain further experience of … Continue reading

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Photographing Leo Grindon Herbarium sheets for KE-EMu

Today I’ve been photographing sheets from the Leo Grindon Herbarium collection.  Leopold Hartley Grindon (1818-1904) was a Victorian botanist with a keen interest in cultivated plants and the educational use of specimens.  The Grindon herbarium, in addition to those of two … Continue reading

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KE-EMu

KE-EMu is the storage database used by Manchester Museum to catalogue the entire collection at the musuem.  It is termed as a ‘collections management system’ and can store data on where the object is located in the musuem, where the object … Continue reading

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