Join Us on 16 April 2021 for Notes from Nature: The Biodiversity Heritage Collections

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Background image in graphic: Rhopalocera Malayana: a description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. By William Lucas Distant (1845-1922). Illustrations by Horace Knight (1857-1920). Collection of National Library, Singapore.

Join us for a special closing event presented as part of the 2021 BHL Annual Meeting!

Notes from Nature: The Biodiversity Heritage Collections
Date and Time: Friday, 16 April 2021 @ 1130-1230 UTC
Location: Online (via Zoom webinar)

Discover the natural world through a vast collection of biodiversity knowledge online. Find out how Singapore and France have worked together across boundaries to advance biodiversity literature, digitisation and public outreach efforts.

This discussion is organised by the National Library Singapore and Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, France in partnership with the Biodiversity Heritage Library, the world’s largest open access online repository of biodiversity knowledge.

Ms Tan Huism, Senior Director, National Library, Singapore
Dr Clément Oury, Head of Conservation, Restauration and Digitization Service, Library of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle

This session will be chaired by Ms Constance Rinaldo, Chair of the Biodiversity Heritage Library Executive Committee.

Register today!

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In addition to this special closing event on 16 April, we hope you’ll also join us for BHL Day 2021: Reflections in Crises on 14 April (1200-1700 UTC), another virtual, public event offered as part of the 2021 BHL Annual Meeting.

Learn more and register for BHL Day 2021.

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Grace Costantino served as the Outreach and Communication Manager for the Biodiversity Heritage Library from 2014 to 2021. In this capacity, she developed and managed BHL's communication strategy, oversaw social media initiatives, and engaged with the public to excite audiences about the wealth of biodiversity heritage available in BHL. Prior to her role as Outreach and Communication Manager, Grace served as the Digital Collections Librarian for Smithsonian Libraries and as the Program Manager for BHL.