Category Archives: Tutorials

Time to Get to Work

Thank you to everyone for an excellent discussion going on over at the previous post. It’s really helping to clarify a number of issues – and I appreciate all of the expertise being tossed in. This is what open science … Continue reading

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Developing a measurement protocol, part 1

By now, those of you who have been entering data from the literature — and maybe even more those who have been measuring bones themselves — will have noticed that it’s not quite as straightforward as it sounds. ┬áSome bones … Continue reading

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Key Concepts: Osteology I (The Forelimb)

Osteology is the study of bones. Recognizing that not everyone here is completely familiar with all of the relevant names and features, this post will cover a brief tutorial of limb osteology and terminology in dinosaurs. Broadly speaking, anatomists usually … Continue reading

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Update and a Mini-Tutorial

The project is really rolling now – we have 46 project volunteers, 128 132 verified data entries and 46 56 unverified entries. Around 12 of the volunteers (representing several different countries) have submitted data, thus qualifying them for authorship. Thank … Continue reading

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Tutorial 1: Finding Papers With Data (Part 1)

As I type this, 34 35 37 individuals have expressed interest in joining the ODP. This is a tremendous response, and we are incredibly grateful for your support. If you are interested but haven’t yet notified us, it’s never too … Continue reading

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