Biodiversity Heritage Library
Darwin's Library is a special digital reconstruction of the working library of Charles Darwin, drawn from Darwin's own copies held at Cambridge University Library. Our iTunes U selection includes some of the most significant and highly annotated books on Darwin's shelves, all digitized from the...
These books contain some of the most beautiful and unusual illustrations of flowering plants in BHL.
A collection of works about sharks to celebrate Shark Week.
Select items authored by or about the Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist.
What do deep sea monsters, Edger Allen Poe, and Shakespeare have in common? They're all in this collection of Biodiversity Heritage Library materials showcasing some of the strangest books this library has to offer.
Neither plant or animal, these eukaryotic organisms are all around us. Enjoy selected books about fungal fruiting bodies, i.e. mushrooms, from the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Some of the firsts in their fields, this selection of works features women who have made significant contributions to the historic literature of Botany and Zoology.
What do scientists do outside of the lab? To find out, dive into BHL's first collection of primary source material! Learn about the activities of 19th and early 20th century naturalists as they investigate wild areas throughout the United States and the Galapagos Islands. These field notes are...
Selected items featuring the work of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), British biologist, anthropologist, geographer, environmentalist, and human rights advocate. The man who, independently of Darwin, arrived to the same conclusion on natural selection. In 1858 he corresponded with Darwin about...
Dinosaurs, dodos, and more. Selected books highlighting extinct species of plants and animals.
Selected works authored, co-authored or introduced by Theodore Roosevelt dealing with Natural History. Also available in iTunes U.
Studies on the flora and fauna of the unique ecosystem which defines the Cape Cod region of southeastern Massachusetts.
These unique gems of the Biodiversity Heritage Library collection represent some of the rarest natural history works to ever hit the digital world.
Historic monographs that have shaped thoughts and approaches to biodiversity science.