Biodiversity Heritage Library

Librarian travels: Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)

I was privileged to attend and present as part of a symposium at the Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) meeting October 28-November 1, 2013. The theme for 2013 was “Virtual Communities for Biodiversity Sciencehttp://library.mcz.harvard.edu/files/library/files/florencesmall-1024x768.jpg?m=1458593584”, an apt theme for the global virtual Biodiversity...

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BHL Europe

Recently  I traveled to Berlin, Germany to attend the final meeting of BHL Europe, which reached the end of its initial funding stream on April 30, 2012, and the Third Global BHL meeting (another post to come).  The BHL Europe project has come a long way and the international audience received a glimpse of the hard work that went into producing a Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe.  Why is this important?  Check out the Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe video....

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Ernst Mayr Library and the Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Ernst Mayr Library is a founding member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. The BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the ...

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