Contribute to araneae
1. How to provide photos
If you would like to contribute photos to araneae (preferably of species where we do not yet have (many) photos) please consider the following instructions and requirements. We are looking forward to your contribution.
Your photos should meet the following requirements:
- File format: jpeg
- Resolution: min. 72 pixels/inch
- Dimensions of horizontal images: Width: 1200-1300 px x height: 800-860 px
- Dimensions of vertical images: Width: variable x height: 800-860 px
For easier file processing we need at least some basic information about the photos (see table 1 for required and additional data which can be stored in our database). You can enter the data sets for each image file into the provided spreadsheet template (download).
|Photographer *||First and last name|
|Date||Can also be month and year or year only|
|Subject *||E.g., male, female, subadult, web, cocoon, etc.|
|Identified by *||First and last name|
|Habitat||Max. 255 characters|
|Locality||Max. 255 characters, can be location name, city, etc.|
|Coordinates||In Degree-Minute-Second (DMS) format|
|Country *||ISO code or country name|
|Caption||Original caption in publication or further text for all information not covered by the other data fields|
|Reference||Reference of the publication, reference of your database or link to your homepage|
|File name *||as submitted|
You can submit the photos together with the spreadsheet by e-mail to Theo Blick (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to one of the other editors or if you would like to submit a larger collection (>10 MB) please contact Daniel Gloor. He will provide you an upload link.
With your contribution you grant us the right to publish your photos at araneae.unibe.ch. To protect your rights on the contributed photos we will add a watermark (© your name at www.araneae.unibe.ch) to them.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact one of the editors.
You can send figures / scientific drawings to email@example.com. Please make sure that they meet following requirements:
- Remove any numbers, abbreviations, scale bars and arrows if possible and file name should refer to original figure number.
- Please provide author and reference for the submitted figures.
You can send articles or book sections in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can provide text additions via the "edit content" link in the species datasheet. In order to submit a text addition, you have to be a registered user and logged in. Please follow the instructions provided on the help page. You will find the link to the help page at the top of the entry form.