An Introduction to ZIMS for Animal Record Keeping
August 29 - 30, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stevens Point, Wis.
Join the more than 20,000 animal care professionals in over 1,100 zoos, aquariums and other wildlife member organizations in using ZIMS!
Species360 ZIMS (Zoological Information Management Software) is web-based application used to systematically gather and share zoological information to help zoos, and other captive wildlife facilities, achieve their animal management and conservation goals. This management software stores, and shares, animal inventories; individual animal data, including veterinary records; and enclosure information. Information derived from Species360 ZIMS can be used to compile the information needed for various permits.
This workshop will provide a general over of ZIMS applications including: entering individual animal data, tracking feeding, enclosures, and much more!
Animal care professionals (zoo, wildlife rehabilitation, sanctuary) and captive wildlife students. Previous experience with ZIMS is not required.
Tori Spinoso is the zoo manager and ZIMS administrator at Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo, Wisconsin. She is responsible for the medical care and husbandry of the entire animal and education animal collection. She maintains the ZIMS database and provides training in ZIMS to volunteers and interns.