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Tech Tip Tuesday (TTT) is a series of short articles shared weekly on the VAL iNaturalist project blog. Born out of a desire to help other naturalists become more proficient iNaturalist users, TTT covers a broad range of topics from little tricks that help you record better data to suggestions on how to make your observations easier to identify.

As the name suggests, a new TTT is posted every Tuesday. Below you can find a list of all TTT posts shared to the VAL iNaturalist blog.

Is there a topic missing that you need some answers about? Please submit topic suggestions by emailing Emily with the email subject line “Tech Tip Tuesday Suggestions”.

Tech Tip Tuesday Articles

Using Annotations – from Oct. 15th, 2019
Duplicating Observations – from Oct. 22nd, 2019
Common Mistakes When Identifying – From Oct. 29th, 2019
Searching “Places” – from Nov. 5th, 2019
Creating Lists – from Nov. 12th, 2019
Improving Observation Quality – from Nov. 19th, 2019
Exploring Taxa Info – from Nov. 26th, 2019
Exporting Observations – from Dec. 3rd, 2019
Editing Profiles – from Dec. 10th, 2019
Exploring 2019’s Year in Review – from Dec. 17th, 2019
Adding Historic Photographs – from Jan. 7th, 2020
Identification Resources – from Jan. 14th, 2020
Using Identify – from Jan. 21st, 2020
Computer Vision – from Jan. 28th, 2020
Improving Photographs – from Feb. 4th, 2020
Understanding Licensing – from Feb. 11th, 2020
Using URLs – from Feb. 18th, 2020
Using Observation Fields – from Feb. 25th, 2020
Adding Sounds – from Mar. 3rd, 2020
All About Checklists – from March 10th, 2020
Using iNaturalist as a Teaching Tool – from March 17th, 2020
Using the Forum – from March 24th, 2020
All About Your Dashboard – from March 31st, 2020
Digiscoping – from April 7th, 2020
Adding Annotations with Identify – from April 14th, 2020
Finding Target Species – from April 21st, 2020
Removing Photos From Observations – from April 28th, 2020
Observation Basics – from May 5th, 2020
Improving Insect Observations – from May 12th, 2020
Anyone Can Use Identify! – from May 19th, 2020
All About Accuracy Circles – from May 26th, 2020
Using Seek – from June 9th, 2020
Dichotomous Keys and Other Identification Resources – from June 23rd, 2020
Navigating Suggested Identifications – from July 7th, 2020
Joining Projects – from July 21st, 2020

iNaturalist Life List Update – from November 21, 2020