VALA2012 Session 14 Wallis
Collaborating locally, contributing globally: the Biodiversity Heritage Library in Australia
VALA2012 CONCURRENT SESSION 14: Museum Connections
Elycia Wallis and Dave Matthews
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Thursday, February 09, 2012, 2:20 PM AUSEDT, 27 Minutes 39 Seconds.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) aims to provide free and open access to digitised versions of out of copyright biological literature. In Australia, the Biodiversity Heritage Library – Australian node (BHL-Au) is the literature service of the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA). In this paper, the Australian node of the BHL will be discussed, with a focus on how the local collaboration of museums, herbaria and their libraries contributes to the global project aims.
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