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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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Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds BHL Australia as a New Member

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:04pm

 The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to announce BHL Australia as a new Member. BHL Australia represents BHL's 16th Member.

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Smithsonian Libraries Presents “Come Together: American Artists Respond to Al-Mutanabbi Street”

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

The Smithsonian Libraries will open “Come Together: American Artists Respond to Al-Mutanabbi Street,” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery Library Feb. 1. “Come Together” will be on display through March 30. 

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Smithsonian Libraries Opens “Color in a New Light”

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 4:38pm

The Smithsonian Libraries unveils a new exhibition, “Color in a New Light,” at the National Museum of Natural History beginning Feb. 4. “Color in a New Light” will be on display through March 2017. 

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Smithsonian Libraries Receives 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award for BHL Field Notes Project

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:59am

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has selected the “Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project” for a 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award. The award of $491,713 will help support increased accessibility to original scientific documentation found in archival field notes in participating institution collections. 

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