A new and enhanced commenting system is being planned for BHL. The current commenting system will be disabled on July 5. In December 2015, we launched the ability to add comments to pages in BHL books.
Access to BHL’s two online games, Smorball and Beanstalk, has now been restored. Thank you for your patience. Start playing today and improve access to BHL’s books and journals by helping to correct our OCR (optical character recognition).
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The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is the world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. Headquartered at the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives in Washington, D.C., BHL operates as a worldwide consortium of natural history, botanical, research, and national libraries working together to digitize the natural history literature held in their collections and make it freely available for open access as part of a global “biodiversity community.”
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