Batch Editing Coming to Specify 6

We received emails. We received phone calls. We accepted cookie offerings. And we were cornered at society meetings. So, in response to the pervasive and occasionally high-caloric expressions of interest, the Specify Project is pleased to announce that we are well...

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New Releases: Specify 6.6.06 and Specify 7.3

The Specify Project is pleased to announce updates to the Specify 6 & Specify 7 collection management platforms. Several months in the making, these releases address numerous issues and new capabilities. The Specify 6 download page has release information, the...

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New in Specify 7.3

The Specify Software Project is enthused to announce three new capabilities in Specify 7.3 (and Specify 6.6.06), which was released 12 October 2017. Global Genome Biodiversity Network --  Because biological collections and biorepositories are more comprehensively...

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Ichs and Herps (JMIH) 2017, Austin, TX

In July, we dipped into the combined annual meeting of U.S. Ichs and Herps societies (JMIH) in Austin, Texas. Wizened observers will know that MUSE, the software predecessor to Specify emerged out of the ichthyological systematics community in 1987. "Fish People" were...

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