On May 20 in London, Graham Higley accepted the 2011 John Thackray Medal of the Society for the History of Natural History on behalf of Tom Garnett, Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL).
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Gilbert Borrego is the new Library Technician for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) project at Smithsonian Libraries. He is responsible for the identification, preparation, pagination and quality control inspection of material to be digitized for BHL.
As you may already know, the Libraries has been busy digitizing scientific legacy literature as part of the global partnership that makes up the Biodiversity Heritage Library for some time now — the BHL recently published its 90,500th volume! But as you may not have yet noticed, the Libraries has also begun scanning select titles from our History, Art, and Culture collections as well.
On March 8-9, 2011, the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) Institutional Council met at Smithsonian Institution Libraries in Washington, DC.
On March 25 Martin Kalfatovic met with Maria Van der Spuy-Groenewald, Digitization Coordinator, Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria (South Africa). Ms. Van der Spuy-Groenewald visited the United States under the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Four years after the initial design process began, the National Museum of Natural History Library showed off its new home to over 170 guests. Folks poured in to see the new space and attend the ribbon cutting ceremony.
I want you to think in terms of the functioning and changing ecology in which you will be operating, the set of relationships between individuals, institutions, money flows, information flows, projects, programs and effectors. I will start with some considerations of this way of considering your world and then briefly illustrate it with some specifics derived from my experience with the Biodiversity Heritage Library.