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botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Chinese Academy Science
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1,043
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1.1M
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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7,367
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757,502
VIEWS
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Smithsonian Field Books
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3,271
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413,474
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
collection
2,477
ITEMS
331,396
VIEWS
collection
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
darwinslibrary
collection
315
ITEMS
324,879
VIEWS
collection
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
BHL Field Notes Project
collection
3,608
ITEMS
314,512
VIEWS
collection
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956
texts
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favorite 31
comment 1
Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification, Bacteriology
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
collection
223
ITEMS
108,064
VIEWS
collection
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
Cornell University Library
texts
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favorite 10
comment 1
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topic: Poultry
Topics: Plants, Plant names, Popular
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Wild flowers -- Great Britain Identification
The Library of Congress
by Korinek, Charles James, 1880- [from old catalog]
texts
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favorite 10
comment 1
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Topic: Cattle
Bibliographies interspersed
Topic: Insects
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
texts
eye 62,845
favorite 105
comment 0
Previously published as: On the origin of species by means of natural selection
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dieter, George Ellwood
texts
eye 49,319
favorite 26
comment 5
Includes bibliography
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Topics: Strength of materials, Physical metallurgy, Metal-work
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, 1860-1948
texts
eye 48,754
favorite 54
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Growth, Biology
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
777
ITEMS
43,622
VIEWS
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Hitchens, Arthur Parker, 1877-; Murray, Everitt George Dunne, 1890-
texts
eye 41,972
favorite 7
comment 0
Topics: Bacteriology, Schizomycetes, Bacteriologia
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Piper, Robert G
texts
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favorite 10
comment 0
Includes bibliographies and index
Topic: Fish hatcheries -- Management
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 34,681
favorite 91
comment 3
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Topics: Birds -- Folklore, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Royal Society (Great Britain)
texts
eye 34,562
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962
texts
eye 31,711
favorite 81
comment 5
Insects, their way and means of living. Copy 1 (STRI) 7718. 362 p. illus.
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Topic: Insects
botanicus
by Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India)
texts
eye 31,596
favorite 8
comment 0
Topics: Asia, India
The Library of Congress
texts
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favorite 6
comment 1
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Topic: Cockfighting
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Potter, George Edwin, 1898-
texts
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favorite 52
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 889-904
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Chidester, Floyd Earle, 1884-1947
texts
eye 28,599
favorite 17
comment 0
Contains bibliographies
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beveridge, W. I. B. (William Ian Beardmore), 1908-
texts
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favorite 37
comment 1
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Topic: Research
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Topics: English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Gaelic language -- Glossaries, vocabularies,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kirtikar, Kanhoba Ranchoddas, 1849-1917; Basu, Baman Das, 1867-1930
texts
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favorite 16
comment 0
The letters I.C.S. in title probably refer to "an able member of the Indian civil service," who assisted in the botanical description. cf. Pref., p. [v]-vi
Topics: Botany, Botany, Medical
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
texts
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favorite 21
comment 1
Latin and English on opposite pages
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Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Strasburger, Eduard, 1844-1912; Schenck, H. (Heinrich), 1860-1927; Noll, Fritz, 1858-1908; Karsten, George, 1863-1937; Lang, W. H. (William Henry), b. 1874
texts
eye 24,187
favorite 26
comment 0
"Index of literature": p. 691-715
Topic: Botany -- Textbooks
R/V Dan Moore station logs
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1,315
ITEMS
23,935
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
eye 23,774
favorite 2
comment 0
GeoRef
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Groombridge, B., Jenkins, M.D., UNEP-WCMC
texts
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favorite 22
comment 0
Source: London, UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 23,297
favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Stains and staining (Microscopy), Stains and Staining, Dyes
Journal move 1991
Topics: Fishes -- North America, Fishes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 183-188
Topics: Pteridophyta, Botany -- Morphology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology. Committee on Bacteriological Technic
texts
eye 22,638
favorite 6
comment 1
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Topics: Microbiology -- Technique, Bacteriology -- Cultures and culture media
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Maheshwari, P. (Panchanan), 1904-1966
texts
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favorite 4
comment 0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Angiosperms, Botany -- Embryology
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Topics: Agriculture, English language, English language, Home economics, cbk
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Issues for 1858- bound in 2 vols. annually, called: nouvelle période, année 1858, t. 1-
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
eye 21,234
favorite 2
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Vols. 45, 47, 48, 50 and 52 were published as "Quarterly issue, v. 1-5, 1903-10", designed as a medium for the early publication of the results of researches and for reports of a preliminary nature; this form of publication was discontinued after v. 52
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kirtikar, Kanhoba Ranchoddas, 1849-1917; Basu, Baman Das, 1867-1930
texts
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favorite 13
comment 0
The letters I.C.S. in title probably refer to "an able member of the Indian civil service," who assisted in the botanical description. cf. Pref., p. [v]-vi
Topics: Botany, Botany, Medical
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
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favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Early works to 1600, Education of princes, Civilization,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Harvey, E. Newton (Edmund Newton), 1887-1959
texts
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favorite 24
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 601-669
Topics: Luminescence, Phosphorescence, Fluorescence
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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82
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20,443
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham), 1888-1973
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Bibliography: p. xi-xix
Topics: Soil microbiology, Microorganisms
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
texts
eye 19,854
favorite 9
comment 0
Latin and English on opposite pages
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sociedad Española de Historia Natural
texts
eye 19,638
favorite 2
comment 0
Suspended July 1937-Dec. 1939
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Hambly, Wilfrid Dyson, 1886-
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 482-495) and index
Topics: Frederick H. Rawson-Field museum ethnological expedition to West Africa, 1929-1930, Ethnology --...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Humason, Gretchen L
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Histology -- Technique, Stains and staining (Microscopy), Histochemistry -- Technique
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Young, J. Z. (John Zachary), 1907-
texts
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favorite 20
comment 2
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Topics: Vertebrates, Vertebrates, Fossil
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain)
texts
eye 19,143
favorite 8
comment 0
Topics: Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain), Great Britain -- Colonies Periodicals
Smithsonian Libraries
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
eye 19,140
favorite 0
comment 0
Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Mann, Thaddeus, 1908-
texts
eye 18,895
favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Semen, Spermatozoa, Genitalia, Male, Semen
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 18,771
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Mink farming
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 18,723
favorite 2
comment 0
26 52
Topic: Agriculture -- Early works to 1800
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 18,690
favorite 5
comment 1
"Abbreviations and publication references" : p. 77-78
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Topics: Materia medica -- Iran, Botany, Medical, Botany -- Iran, Botany -- Iraq, Medicine -- Formulae,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Bibliography: 7th prelim. page
Topics: Electronics, Physics, German language
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.); Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.). Annual report 1907/08-1952; Lillie, Frank Rattray, 1870-1947; Moore, Carl Richard, 1892-; Redfield, Alfred Clarence, 1890-1983
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Vols. 17, 21-105 contain Annual reports of the Marine Biological Laboratory for 1907/08-1952
Topics: Biology, Zoology, Biology, Marine Biology
"A short list of Leeuwenhoek's writings": p. 388-397
Topics: Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723, Protozoa, Bacteria, Bacteriology, Microbiology, Science
Topic: Livestock brands
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Riley, Herbert Parkes, 1904-
texts
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favorite 10
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Bibliography: p. 545-569
Topic: Cytogenetics
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
texts
eye 17,848
favorite 6
comment 0
Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Coastal engineering, Shore protection
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
texts
eye 17,794
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Science and state -- United States, Research -- United States
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941
texts
eye 17,624
favorite 20
comment 0
Topics: Metaphysics, Evolution, Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sociedad Cientfica Argentina; Congreso Cientfico Latino Americano (1st : 1898 : Buenos Aires, Argentina); Congreso Cientfico Latino Americano (1910 : Buenos Aires, Argentina)
texts
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The society organized the "Congreso Cientifico Latino Americano" held in Buenos Aires in 1898, and the "Congreso Cientifico International Americano" held in the same city in 1910; the results of these congresses (organization, membership, etc., and some of the papers) were published in the Anales, v. 45, 1898, and v. 69-70, 1910
Topics: Science, Science -- Argentina
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Oi, Jisaburo, 1905-1977; Meyer, Frederick G. (Frederick Gustav), 1917-2006; Meyer, Frederick G, (Frederick Gustav- 1917-2006-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991
texts
eye 16,959
favorite 5
comment 0
Maps on lining papers
Topic: Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Willis, J. C. (John Christopher), 1868-1958
texts
eye 16,813
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 16,627
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes bibliography
Topics: Protozoa, Pathogenic, Veterinary protozoology, Medical protozoology
Added col. illustrated t.p., dated 1895
Topics: Names, Geographical, Indians of Mexico