PODCAST: Keeping up with the collections
Keeping specimen collections in working order is a full-time job
Harrison Tasoff • July 3, 2017
Universities and museums are stores of human knowledge, but not just in a metaphorical sense. Millions of plants, animals, and minerals fill cabinets in collections across the world. But collecting specimens is easy compared to cataloging them. Harrison Tasoff went to learn how institutions are addressing a growing backlog of samples.