Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Bookmark and Share   Feed

Friday, 26th November 2010

"The Biodiversity Heritage Library adds 14,000 records to WorldCat"

From an OCLC Announcement:

The Biodiversity Heritage Library, the world's largest repository of full-text digitized legacy biodiversity literature, has added more than 14,000 records of digitized materials brought together from 12 prestigious institutions to WorldCat, making these items accessible to researchers through the world's largest resource for finding library materials.

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions organized to digitize, serve and preserve the legacy literature of biodiversity. BHL is the scanning and digitization component of the Encyclopedia of Life, a global effort to assemble information on all living species known to science into one ever-expanding, trusted, Web-based resources.

Institutions participating in the Biodiversity Heritage Library include:

+ Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
+ American Museum of Natural History (New York, New York)
+ California Academy of Sciences (San Francisco, California)
+ The Field Museum (Chicago, Illinois)
+ Harvard University Botany Libraries (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
+ Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
+ Marine Biological Laboratory/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Woods Hole, Massachusetts)
+ Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis, Missouri)
+ Natural History Museum (London, United Kingdom)
+ The New York Botanical Garden (New York, New York)
+ Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Richmond, United Kingdom)
+ Smithsonian Institution Libraries (Washington, District of Columbia)

Direct to Biodiversity Heritage Library Web Site/Database

Views: 2445




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article It's Okay to Browse the News
    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    This article looks at two recent European court decisions relating to online copyright and what it means for everyday internet users and media monitoring services. These cases also highlight some of the difficulties of applying copyright law to the online world.

  • Click to view the article FreePint Launches New Series - What You Need to Know Your Customer (KYC)
    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    FreePint is taking a fresh look at the ever-changing world of risk and compliance, with a particular focus on Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. Chris Porter, co-producer of the series with Andrew Lucas, introduces the series.

  • Click to view the article Product Review of Cortellis (Value - Competitors, Development & Pricing)
    Monday, 21st July 2014

    In the final part of the review of Cortellis life sciences solutions, reviewer Yulia Aspinall looks at the value the products offer across the whole drug development cycle, plus the competitor landscape and product maturity and development plan.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"It was really useful to get so much input from customers and hear their perspective - I have come into the office this morning full of things ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »