AGRICOLA Web Gateway
Search the National Agricultural Library's bibliograhpic database of books and journal articles.
Produced by the National Digital Library Program at the Library of Congress, American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the U.S. Check out "The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920", "Map Collections: 1500-1999", and "The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920".
An Analytic Bibliography Of On-Line Neo-Latin Texts
Brought to you by Dana F. Sutton, Professor Of Classics at the University Of California, Irvine, this bibliography lists over 5400 Latin texts written during the Renaissance and later that are freely available to the general public on the Web. Pretty cool and well-organized.
Arnold Arboretum: Library & Archives
This library in Jamaica Plain, Massachussetts is a non-circulating research collection devoted to the study of woody plants. Includes works on botany, horticulture, floras, forestry and taxonomy.
Bodleian Library (University of Oxford) - Digital Library Projects
Browse images of manuscripts from as far back as the 11th century, search the catalog of over 30,000 British 'broadside' ballads, or just surf through their large collection of digitized images. Cool site!
Botanical Authors Database
Botanical Collectors Database
Botanical Publications Database
Botanical Society of America Online Image Collection
A collection of over 800 images available for instructional use. Broken into Topics for easy retrieval.
Canadian Council of Archives
Check out their "Directory of Archives" (currently under construction), which will contain referrals to over 800 Canadian archival repositories.
CoOL, a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. (CBHL)
The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. (CBHL) is an international organization of individuals, organizations and institutions concerned with the development, maintenance and use of libraries of botanical and horticultural literature.
'Facilitating and supporting the community developing the technology of the global digital library'. Home of D-Lib Magazine, a monthly magazine about innovation and research in digital libraries. Very interesting site.
Directory of Missouri Libraries
A comprehensive listing of academic, public, institutional and special libraries with websites. Also provides a listing of non-internet sites.
These are links to journals in which articles concerning plant biology are published. Contains links to over 700 journals!
Early Classics in Biogeography, Distribution, and Diversity Studies: To 1950
The following bibliography and full-text archive is designed as a service to advanced students and researchers engaged in work in biogeography, biodiversity, history of science, and related studies.
European Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Group
An association to promote and facilitate co-operation and communication between those working in botanical and horticultural libraries, archives and related institutions in Europe. Good set of External Links.
Guide to the plant species descriptions published in seed lists from Botanic Gardens for the period 1800 - 1900
Gray Card Index
This database currently includes over 325,000 citations of names of New World vascular plants.
Harvard University Herbaria Botany Libraries
Read about their five research libraries (the Libraries of Arnold Arboretum and of the Gray Herbarium, Oakes Ames Orchid Library, the Economic Botany Library of Oakes Ames, and the Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany). Also contains a listing of popular E-Journals and Botanical Databases.
Search the Harvard OnLine Library Information System catalog.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
Part of Carnegie Mellon University, the Division documents the history of botany by acquiring and maintaining authoritive collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files. Sit back and surf.
Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon (In French)
My French is a little rusty so I was unable to review this site.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
An independent U.S. federal agency that fosters leadership, innovation and a lifetime of learning. This is an excellent site. Make sure to check out the "IMLS Monthly Highlights" of projects they have supported.
International Council on Archives
Currently under construction, this site contains links to the Code of Ethics, ISAD, and ISAAR.
International Cultivar Registration Authorities (ICRAs)
Learn more about registering cultivar and cultivar-group names.
LibDex - The Library Index
Libdex is a worldwide directory of library homepages, web-based OPACs, Friends of the Library pages, and library e-commerce affiliate links.
Library of Congress
Awesome site! Be sure to check out their "Online Exhibitions" and the "America's Library" (for kids and families). Provides access to their collections and services for researchers, libraries, and the public.
Libweb - Library Servers via WWW
A Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE, Libweb currently lists over 6100 pages from libraries in over 100 countries. Searchable and easy to use.
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden
One of the world's largest and most active botanical/horticultural libraries. Provides access to CATALPA, their online catalog.
Also known as Missouri Bibliographic Information User System, MOBIUS is a consortium of academic libraries with member colleges and universities in the state of Missouri.
Natural History Museum (London) Library
Search the online library catalogue which contains all library material acquired since 1989 and about 80% of earlier items. Subject libraries include: General and Zoology, Botany, Entomology, and Earth Sciences (Palaeontology, Mineralogy, Anthropology).
Preservation Digital Reformatting Program
From the Preservation Reformatting Division, Library of Congress. Current Project is "Garden and Forest: A Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry" from 1888-1897.
Repositories of Primary Sources
A listing of over 4600 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.
Using Archives: A Practical Guide for Researchers
A thorough guide to using Archives presented by the National Archives of Canada.
Designed to provide centralized access to the special collections of Missouri's archives, historical societies, libraries and museums. View a list of collections that have been digitized or where digitization is underway.
Your Old Books
From the Rare Books and Manuscript Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. This is a list of commonly asked questions concerning suspected rare books.
Copyright Law (Stanford University)
Anything and everything you (or anyone else) ever wanted to know about Copyright and Fair Use law.
Look up words in their Collegiate Dictionary or the Collegiate Thesaurus. Check out the word of the day.
A new website and service dedicated to providing quick and easy dictionary translations to people reading foreign languages. Current languages include English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French.
Provides users the most comprehensive and authoritive portal for language & language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages. Read about their "Endangered Language Repository".