NANFA-- Fw: Great Lakes Flora and Fauna resource

Pete Liptrot (
Mon, 9 Dec 2002 21:45:25 -0000

Of interest?

> The University of Michigan Library and its project partners, the Fish and
> Mammal Divisions of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology and the
> Fungus Collection of the University of Michigan Herbarium, are pleased to
> announce a new digital library resource, "Flora and Fauna of the Great
> Lakes Region," at
> The web site provides access to specimen materials selected from the three
> museum divisions' extensive Great Lakes holdings. When complete, the
> resource will include 11 sub-collections, containing many images as well
> collection data. A working prototype for a system to provide integrated
> access to all of the Museum Divisions' collections and additional content
> such as field notes and other supplementary information, the site is
> intended to facilitate access to natural history collections for the
> general user as well as the specialist interested in searching across
> domains. The web site was developed using the Library's DLXS suite of
> tools for building digital libraries.
> Content will continue to be added to the online collections through
> December 2002.
> This project was funded by a generous grant from the Institute of Museum
> and Library Services, Library-Museum Collaboration Program.
> For additional information, contact Terri Geitgey, Project Librarian, at
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