Biodiversity Heritage Library

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Source Organization: BHL Consortium


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Access to the world’s collective knowledge about biodiversity.  A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries to digitize 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.” 

Free access to 56 million pages of natural history literature spanning the 15th through the 21st centuries.  Includes scientific name search.