Collections Information Officer
Alison is responsible for the development and maintenance of the National Herbarium of Victoria's collections database, and for servicing requests for specimen data from students and researchers. She also takes an active role in the development of Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH), and is the main contact point for AVH users. Alison is a member of the Herbarium Information Systems Committee (HISCOM), the technical subcommitee of the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (CHAH).
- Implementation of the Specify collections management system
- Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Parnell, J.A.N., Womersley, H.B.S., Sinkora, D., Vaughan, A. and Huisman, J.M. (2010). W.H. Harvey's Australian Travelling Sets of algae in the herbarium of the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL), Australia. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 110B, 119–161.
Stajsic, V. and Vaughan, A.C. (2007). The role of the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL) in the documentation of new weeds. In Proceedings third Victorian weed conference: earth wind fire water and weeds, pp. 70–74. Weed Society of Victoria, Frankston.