KALX Interview with Joan Ball and Dr. Pete Oboyski. “A Closer Look at the Calbug Project.” July 26, 2013

Ball, J. 2011. Digitizing the drawers: Moving natural history collections online. Berkeley Science Review. Fall 2011

Ball-Damerow, J.E. 2013. “Catching the bug: a swarm of volunteers to digitize insect specimens.” Berkeley Science Review. Fall 2013

Ferro, S. 2013. “Decode Darwin’s Handwriting To Help Science: A citizen science project is transcribing handwritten field notes for more than a million specimens.” Popular Science. May 24, 2013

Lee, H. J. 2013. “Researchers enlist public to sort more than 1 million bugs online.” The Daily Californian. May 29, 2013

Miller, G. 2013. “Enormous Museum Collection of Insects Needs Your Help.” Wired. May 24, 2013

Sanders, R. 2011. Storing vertebrates in the cloud. Berkeleyan. Aug 2011

Journal Articles:

Ball, J.E., L.A. Bêche, P.K. Mendez & V.H. Resh. 2013. “Biodiversity in Mediterranean climate streams of California.” Hydrobiologia. 719 (1) 187-213.

Hill A, Guralnick R, Smith A, Sallans A, Rosemary Gillespie, Denslow M, Gross J, Murrell Z, Tim Conyers, Oboyski P, Ball J, Thomer A, Prys-Jones R, de Torre J, Kociolek P, Fortson L. 2012 The notes from nature tool for unlocking biodiversity records from museum records through citizen science. Zookeys. 209 :219-33.


Ball JE, Gross J, Grzymala TL, Nishida GM, Oboyski PT, Gillespie RG. Calbug: A case study of digitization challenges for Entomology Collections. Taxanomic Data Working Group (TDWG) Annual Meeting - October 2011. New Orleans, Louisiana

Ball, J., J. Gross, T. Gryzmala, G. Nishida, P. Oboyski, R. Gillespie, G. Roderick, K. Will. Calbug: A case study of digitization challenges for Entomology collections. Entomological Collections Network, Reno, Nov 2011

Ball, J.E. & V.H. Resh. 2013. “Urbanization of Dragonflies: Changes in Odonata communities of California and Nevada over the past century.” Oral Presentation - East Bay Science Café. March 6, 2013

Denslow, M.W., Belonge, S., Gillespie, R.G., Guralnick, R., Gross, J., Hill, A., Murrell, Z., Oboyski, P., Sallans, A., Smith, A. 2012. Notes from Nature:a scalable citizen science platform for transcribing records from natural history collections. IDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections): Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop

Oboyski PT, Ball JE, Gillespie R, Gross J, Grzymala T, Nishida G, Will K. 2011. CalBug: Digitizing California’s Terrestrial Arthropods. Sherborn Lectures - British Museum of Natural History, London, England

Oboyski, P.T., Ball, J.E., Gillespie, RG, Will. K. 2012. CalBug:Digitizing California Terrestrial Arthropod Collections. In symposium on "Digitization of Entomological Collections". Entomological Collections Network, Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN

Oboyski, P.T., Nguyen, P., Belongie, S., Gillespie, R. 2012. Essig Museum: Digitization California Arthropod Collection- CalBug. IDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections): Augmenting OCR Workshop

Oboyski, P.T., Ball, J.E. Ball, Will, K., Gillespie, RG. 2012. CalBug:Digitizing California terrestrial arthropod collections. XXIV International Congress of Entomology, Daegu, South Korea

Roderick, G.K., N. Davies, RG Gillespie. 2012. Invasive Species: Spatial Distributions, Interactions and Impacts. Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting, New York

Rothery, JE, Ball, JE. 2012. Climate impacts on Lepidoptera and Odonata communities at California natural reserves. Entomological Society of America, Knoxville, TN