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SeSAM: Senckenberg's collection management system [Senckenbergisches Sammlungsverwaltungssystem]
Citation
Türkay, M. Senckenbergisches Sammlungsverwaltungssystem, SeSam. Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft , Frankfurt, Germany. http://sesam.senckenberg.de/

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Description
Sesam is the Collection Management System of the Senckenberg Museum. SeSam was developed together with com2 (Bad Homburg). All collections (both zoological and botanical) of the Senckenberg Research Institute are going to use this efficient tool. more

SeSam provides the following opportunities: Objects can have an aquatic, terrestrial, recent or fossil origin. All collections are stores in a central database and use a joint data-pool for systematics, geographical data, persons and literature. This enables homogenous capturing of data. Collection spanning searches are possible. Input of new collections is quick and easy. To add collection-specific fields and modulate the general templates is possible without programming knowledge. SeSam is web-based.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Museum collections, Planet, Biota

Geographical coverage
Planet [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Biota [WoRMS]

Parameter
Collected biological specimens

Contributors
Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung; Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut Frankfurt a. M; Abteilung Marine Zoologie; Sektion Crustaceadatabase developerdata creatordata manager
Senckenberg Nature Research Society; Research Institute and Natural History Museum, morecollection managerit-leader

Related datasets
Child datasets:
SeSAM collections of Senckenberg
SeSAM collections of Zoological Museum of Kiel
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Release date: 2006-10-27
Metadatarecord created: 2010-02-10
Information last updated: 2013-08-29
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