Saturday, November 27, 2010
Visit to BHL China
BHL China program director Dr. Jinzhong Cui led the meetings. Also attending from BHL China were Fenghong Liu (project coordinator and Director of the Institute of Botany Library), Zheping Xu (technical director), and Shao Qing representing the Institute of Botany.
Additional presentations from the Institute of Botany staff included Chen Bin discussing the building the Chinese Field Herbarium, Li Min, project director for the Plant Photo Bank of China (PPBC), and a detailed presentation on the data storage systems in place at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The BHL team also received a tour of the Institute of Botany Library, source of materials for the initial scanning project.
(pictured below, from left, Dr. Cui, Xu Zheping, Dr. Liu, Chris Freeland, Keri Thompson, Martin Kalfatovic, Min Li, and Chen Bin. Photo from PPBC.CN. See more photos from the meetings here)