Press Releases


Monday, December 5, 2016

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.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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. 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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.