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New Resource Site About Nature And Biological Diversity

Zeus faberAuthors can never have too many sources for research. This site opens 28 natural history museusms, botanical gardens and other sources on the internet. 

 

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe (BHL-Europe)

BHL-Europe is a 3 year project, involving 28 major natural history museums, botanical gardens and other cooperating institutions.

The libraries of the European natural history museums and botanical gardens collectively hold the majority of the world’s published knowledge on the discovery and subsequent description of biological diversity. However, digital access to this knowledge is difficult. The objective of the BHL-Europe project is to make available Europe’s biodiversity information to everyone by improving the interoperability of European biodiversity digital libraries. 

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http://www.bhl-europe.eu/?utm_campaign=April%202012%20newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=The%20Biodiversity%20Heritage%20Library%20for%20Europe