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Botanicus Digital Library
Entry ID: MBG_BDL
Abstract: The Missouri Botanical Garden seeks to improve access to scientific literature.
The library have created Botanicus, a freely accessible, Web-based encyclopedia
of digitized 18th and 19th century botanical literature. It has been
digitizing materials from the library since 1995, focusing primarily on
beautifully illustrated volumes from rare book collection. It also include
non-illustrated works of significant importance to taxonomic botany. (Adapted
from: MOBOT, 2006)
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Use Constraints While many of these items are made publicly-accessible, they are not all public
domain -- the vast majority of the images, and a number of the texts, are
copyrighted to the Missouri Botanical Garden and a number of other texts are
still copyrighted to their original print publishers and made available here
By their use of these web pages, texts ... and images, users agree to follow these
conditions of use:
* These web pages, texts and images may not be used for any commercial
purpose without permission from the Missouri Botanical Garden.
* These web pages, texts and images may not be re-published in print or
electronic form without permission from the Missouri Botanical Garden. However,
educators are welcome to print out items and hand them to their students.
* Users are not permitted to download our web pages, texts, and images in
order to mount them on their own servers for public use or for use by a set of
subscribers. Individuals and institutions can, of course, make a link to the
copies at the Missouri Botanical Garden, subject to our conditions of use.
It is not in our interest or that of our users to have uncontrolled
subsets of our holdings available elsewhere on the Internet. We make
corrections, add tags, add images, etc. on a continual basis, and we want the
most current text to be the only one generally available to all Internet users.
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