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botanicus
botanicus
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9.7M
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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
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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8,591
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1.2M
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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).
citebank
citebank
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36,863
ITEMS
5.7M
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CiteBank is BHL's citation repository, featuring open access content contributed by BHL partners and specialists working in the natural sciences. The Biodiversity Heritage Library is a global community of natural history libraries and research institutions who have formed a partnership to digitize and make available the world's biodiversity literature.
Topic: citebank biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden library
BHL Field Notes Project
BHL Field Notes Project
collection
3,785
ITEMS
607,510
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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,...
Smithsonian Field Books
Smithsonian Field Books
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3,576
ITEMS
789,399
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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
Chinese Academy Science
Chinese Academy Science
collection
21,691
ITEMS
1.3M
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
darwinslibrary
darwinslibrary
collection
315
ITEMS
401,467
VIEWS
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
collection
2,481
ITEMS
484,370
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
801
ITEMS
86,937
VIEWS
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts

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GeoRef
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Potter, George Edwin, 1898-
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Bibliography: p. 889-904
Topic: Zoology
Issued in parts
Topics: Mushrooms, Fungi, Discomycetes
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
collection
255
ITEMS
150,925
VIEWS
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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...
Natural History Museum Library, London
by British Museum (Natural History)
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Set of bird parts only held at TOS 112
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology
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There was no gap between vol. 2, no. 9, and vol. 4, no. 10
Topic: Zoology
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
texts

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1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 25 cm., bound to 30 cm
Topic: Birds -- New York (State) -- Oyster Bay
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Nordenholt, George Fred, 1892-; Kerr, Joseph, 1765-1837; Sasso, John
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vii, 277 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs. 28 x 22 cm
Topics: Mechanical engineering, Machine design
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
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Previously published as: On the origin of species by means of natural selection
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lyell, Charles
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From the library of Charles Darwin
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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botanicus
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Topics: 1880, Belgium, Botany, Graphic media :, Hand-colored, Indonesia, Java, Lithograph
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Müller, Johannes
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From the library of Charles Darwin
14 29
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Topics: Geology -- Great Plains, Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary, Mammals, Fossil, Paleontology -- Great...
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
collection
72
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22,244
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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
botanicus
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Symbolic aspects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Casey, Edmund Jeremiah, 1924-
texts

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335 p
Topic: Biophysics
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Columbia University Biochemical Association
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No. 16 never published
Topic: Biochemistry
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sumner, Francis Bertody, 1874-; Osburn, Raymond C. (Raymond Carroll), 1872-1955; Cole, Leon Jacob, 1877-; Davis, Bradley M. (Bradley Moore), b. 1871; United States. Bureau of Fisheries
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Part I, sec. I. Physical and zoological / Francis B. Sumner, Raymond C. Osburn, and Leon J. Cole -- Sec. II. Botanical / by Bradley M Davis -- Part II, sec. III. A catalogue of the marine fauna / by Francis B. Sumner, Raymond C. Osburn, and Leon J. Cole -- Sec. IV. A catalogue of the marine flora / by Bradley M. Davis
Topics: Marine animals, Marine plants
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

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"Index of literature": p. 691-715
Topic: Botany -- Textbooks
botanicus
texts

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Topics: 1707-1778, Juvenile literature, Linné, Carl von,
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topics: Serpents, Serpent worship
Fleming Collection
Topics: Natural history -- Amazon River Valley, Indians of South America -- Amazon River Valley, Indians of...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Esper, Eugen Johann Christoph, 1742-1810; Charpentier, Toussaint von, 1779-1847; Bock, Johann Carl, b. 1757, engraver; Leitner, Johann, engraver; Volkart, J. F., engraver; Schaus, William, 1859- , former owner. DSI
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First published in Erlangen [1785]-1801
Topics: Butterflies, Lepidoptera
The New York Academy of Medicine Library
by Youngken, Heber W. (Heber Wilkinson), 1885-1963
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xvi, 386 p. : 20 cm
Topics: Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Materia medica, Vegetable
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Premiere Division: t. 1-5. Histoire du voyage. 3 v. atlases. Cartes e Tables de Planches. Maps. -- Deuxieme Division: Pts. 1-2. Botanique. Atlas. --Troisieme Division: t.1-4 Zoologie. 2 Atlases (Zoophytes & Mammiferes) & (Mollusques).--Quatrieme Division: Pts. 1-2 Entomologie. Atlas includes Entomologie and Zoologie (Poissons & Oiseaux). -- -- Observations nautiques, météorologiques, hydrographiques, et de physique .Volumes 1-2 in 1.--T. 1,pts. 1-2, Philologie
Topics: Astrolabe Expedition (1826-1829), Oceania -- Discovery and exploration
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Prosser, C. Ladd (Clifford Ladd), 1907-; Bishop, David W
texts

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Includes bibliographies
Topic: Physiology, Comparative
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
University of Texas Libraries
University of Texas Libraries
collection
73
ITEMS
24,074
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University of Texas Libraries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Etienne 1772-1844
texts

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Florence Gould project
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Burke, L., Mrs
texts

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95 pages, color frontispiece : 13 cm
Topic: Flower language
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Société entomologique de France; Société entomologique de France. Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 1833-94
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Description based on: 5. ser., t. 10, 1880
Topics: Insects, Entomology
viii, 519, 16 p. : (8vo)
botanicus
by Engelmann, George,
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Topics: 1809-1884, Annonaceae, Aquifoliaceae, Berberaceae, Botanical illustration, Capparaceae,...
Bibliographies interspersed
Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sowerby, James de Carle, 1787-1871
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Title from caption
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Morelet, Arthur
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At head of title : Voyage du Dr. Friederich Welwitsch exécuté par ordre du Gouvernement Portugais dans les royaumes d'Angola et de Benguella
Topics: Mollusks, Scientific expeditions
[v. 1-2] Famille des enroulées.--[v. 3] Famille des columellaires.--[v. 4] Famille des aelées.--[v. 5-7] Famille des canalifères.--[v. 8-9] Famille des purpurifères.--[v. 10-12] Famille des turbinacées, des plicacées et des myaires
Topics: Shells, Mollusks
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by VanStone, James W; Townsend, Joan B., 1933-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-170)
Topics: Tanaina Indians, Kijik
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Biography index
Topics: Science, Technology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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From the library of Charles Darwin
R/V Dan Moore station logs
R/V Dan Moore station logs
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2,432
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60,263
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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
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?, author; Bernia, Marco Antonio, active 1638-1661, publisher; Tebaldini, Nicolò, active 1602-1649, printer; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649, engraver; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657. Paralipomena accuratissima historiae omnium animalium; Hoeven, J. van der, (Physician), active 1923, former owner; Beckwith, J. Bruce, 1933-, donor; Browning, Nancy Gay, donor; Saintyves, P. (Pierre), 1870-1935, bookseller; Jeremy Norman & Co., bookseller;...
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2 volumes in 1 : 36 cm (folio)
Topics: Teratology, Monsters, Human anatomy, Abnormalities, Human, Animals, Abnormalities, Plants, Natural...
Bd. 1. Bltterpilze (Agaricaceae)
Topics: Fungi -- Germany, Agaricaceae
Includes bibliography
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Topic: Science -- History
viii, 264 p. 24 cm
Topic: Plants
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
collection
68
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25,850
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Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition (1901-1903); Drygalski, Erich von, 1865-1949; Meinardus, Wilhelm, 1867-; Mecking, Ludwig
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Sub-title varies slightly
Topics: Gauss (Ship), Scientific expeditions, Natural history, Geophysics, Meteorology, Geomagnetism
American Museum of Natural History
texts

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Title from cover
Topics: Linnaean Society of New York, Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dieter, George Ellwood
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Includes bibliography
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Topics: Strength of materials, Physical metallurgy, Metal-work
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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Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Biological & agricultural index
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Menke, Karl Theodor, 1791-1861; Pfeiffer, Ludwig Georg Karl, 1805-1877
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Edited 1854-1862 by Theodor Menke and Louis Pfeiffer; 1862-71 by Louis Pfeiffer; 1872-73 by Louis Pfeiffer and W. Kobelt; and others
Topic: Mollusks
Natural History Museum Library, London
by British Museum (Natural History)
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Set of bird parts only held at TOS 112
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
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14
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Topics: Astronomy, Physical geography, Science
Smithsonian Field Books
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restrictions: Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Topics: Botany, Botanists, Grasses
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 719) and indexes
Topics: Plants, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicine, Ayurvedic
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by White, Philip R. (Philip Rodney), 1901-
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xiii, [1], 277 p. 21 cm
Topic: Plant cells and tissues
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This online collection features selected catalogs from the Hastings Seed Company Collection of the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire Hastings Seed Company Collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. This online collection features selected agricultural periodicals from the Cherokee Garden Library collection. For an overview of the entire agricultural periodical collection, visit the Cherokee Garden Library,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Young, J. Z. (John Zachary), 1907-
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820 p. 25 cm
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Topics: Vertebrates, Vertebrates, Fossil
20 pages ; 20 cm
Topics: Nursery stock New York (State) Geneva Catalogs, Fruit trees Seedlings Catalogs, Berries Seedlings...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
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W Stommel Gift 1994
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Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
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xxvi, 220 p. 23 cm
Topics: Science and state -- United States, Research -- United States