Training Exercises (Self-Paced)
Compete the following exercises in the order listed. The first exercise provides a comprehensive overview and aligns ten basic Curator Tool "exercises" with the User Guide. The remaining exercises illustrate, with very detailed steps, how to complete specific tasks, such as importing "typical" genebank data stored in a spreadsheet into the GRIN-Global. For some of the exercises, you will also need to download associated spreadsheets with sample data.
|1||10 Exercises to Get Familiar with the Curator Tool (.pdf)||A good starting point for learning the Curator Tool screens and terminology. Also, check out the videos listed above on this same webpage.||none|
|2||Importing Accession Records into GRIN-Global using the Curator Tool.pdf||In this exercise you will learn how to import data from a spreadsheet into the GRIN-Global Curator Tool.||Vicuna Beans Sample Data.xlsx|
|3||Adding Accession Names Using the Curator Tool||Since GRIN-Global is a relational database, it is possible to have multiple names for the accession. You will learn how to establish which name will be the top name.|
|4||Importing Images Using the Curator Tool||Since GRIN-Global is a relational database, it is possible to have multiple names for the accession. You will learn how to establish which name will be the top name.||Vicuna Beans Image
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|5||Adding Cooperators Using the Curator Tool||Learn how to add or edit Cooperator data which includes the names, addresses, and other contact information for individuals and organizations involved with germplasm activities (donors, collectors, breeders, requestors, etc.)||Vicuna Beans vulgaris Image file