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Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe

The complementary natural history project

Henning Scholz

Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany


The cultivation of

natural science cannot

be efficiently carried on

without reference to an

extensive library.

Charles Darwin et al. 1847


BHLEurope vision statement

Vision and mission

European biodiversity knowledge freely available

globally to everyone.

BHLEurope mission statement

Mobilising and preserving digital European

biodiversity heritage literature and facilitating

the open access to this literature through a

multilingual community portal, the Global

Reference Index to Biodiversity, and Europeana.


BHLEurope objectives

• Multilingual access through BHLEurope & Europeana

• Access to taxonomic literature for a wide audience

• Interoperability of Europes digital libraries

• Implementing large‐scale digital repositories

• Long‐term preservation and sustainability

• Initiation of new scanning projects

• Negotiation with Rights Holders

• Digitisation management (priorities, duplicates, etc)


BHLEurope Partner


Partner Libraries

(Physical

Collections)

Catalogues

GRIB

BHL-Europe

Portal

Europeana

BHLEurope approach

BHL-Europe

Archive

(Digital

collections)

BHL-US

Portal

Global BHL

Node A

Global BHL

Node B


Europeana


Personal vision


Personal vision


Personal vision


Personal vision


Approaching the vision


Approaching the vision

Unio hypsiprymnus Martens, 1897


Approaching the vision 2


Literature

(BHLEurope)

Approaching the vision 2

Micrasterias crux‐melitensis Ralfs

(= Euastrum crux‐melitensis Ehrenberg)

Drawing

(OpenUp!)

Collection specimen

(Museum)


Dr. Henning Scholz

Project Coordinator BHLEurope

Museum für Naturkunde

Invalidenstraße 43

D‐10115 Berlin

Email: henning.scholz@mfn‐berlin.de

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org

http://www.bhl‐europe.eu

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