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Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens Unveil “Cultivating America’s Gardens”

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:00am

Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens will present a new exhibition, “Cultivating America’s Gardens,” at the National Museum of American History May 4 through August 2018.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library Elects New Executive Committee

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:09am

The Biodiversity Heritage Library Members’ Council elected a new Executive Committee at the BHL Annual Meeting in Singapore. The Executive Committee appointments include: Constance Rinaldo (Ernst Mayr Library, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University), Chair; Jane Smith (Natural History Museum Library, London), Vice-Chair; Doug Holland (Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library), Secretary; and Nancy E. Gwinn (Smithsonian Libraries), Immediate Past-Chair.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds University of Toronto Libraries as a New Member

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 9:58am

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to welcome the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) as a new Member. UTL is the first Canadian library to join the Biodiversity Heritage Library as a Member.

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Mazviita Chirimuuta To Deliver 23rd Dibner Lecture

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:02am

The Smithsonian Libraries will hold the 23rd annual Dibner Library Lecture Friday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. at the National Museum of American History’s Warner Bros. Theater. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle as a New Member

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:59am

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to welcome the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN) as a new Member. As BHL’s 17th Member, MNHN will expand the breadth of BHL’s collection and service to the global scientific community.

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