Frank J. Myers Rotifera Collection

screen shot of Frank J. Myers Rotifera Collection
Project Type:
Research CD-ROM
Date & Client:
2004, The Academy of Natural Sciences
Tasks:
design, development, user interface

Rotifers are minute aquatic animals and the Frank J. Myers Rotifera Collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia is one of the best collection of rotifers in the world. The cataloging and imaging of this collection by Dr. Christian Jersabek is made available on this cross-platform CD-ROM.

This application, which was authored in Macromedia (currently Adobe) Director, employs a database containing neary 2,000 records. Users can search or browse the database to retrieve taxonomic information and specimen images. They can also learn about the innovative methods used to prepare and image the specimens.

The Frank J. Myers Rotifera Collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Special Publications 20 (ISSN 0097-3254).