Follow Library's efforts to digitize the Academy's archives and natural history collections and bring the collection to a wider audience.
The California Academy of Sciences Archives is proud to announce that we have digitized five field books from the collection of botanist and former California Academy of Sciences Curator of Botany, John Thomas Howell.
June 17, 2014
In a cooperative effort to publish primary sources, the California Academy of Sciences Archives has completed the digitization of five additional field books as a part of Connecting Content, a...
September 13, 2013
Over the past two years, the California Academy of Sciences has been selecting and photographing a selection of finch specimens collected during the Academy’s 1905-1906 Galapagos expedition as part...
January 18, 2013
For the past four months, I have had the pleasure of working with the California Academy of Sciences as Information Connections Research Intern on Connecting Content—a project to digitize field books...
June 7, 2012
Here at California Academy of Sciences I work on the Global Plants Initiative (GPI) project in the Botany department. Like Connecting Content, it aims to provide scientific resources and materials to...
May 1, 2012
The Rollo Beck Galapagos Expedition Journal is now accessible online via the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
March 15, 2012
I came into my museum studies program with an interest in digitizing collections. I had volunteered on a project photographing butterflies, which introduced me to the possibilities of improving...
January 23, 2012
The California Academy of Sciences brought in Rachel Sargent as the Fall intern for the IMLS Connecting Content grant. Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA in Biology and is now...
September 9, 2011
Although my Information Connections Research at the Smithsonian formally concluded at the beginning of August, that is when the real excitement began as I took Connecting Content on the road and...
August 16, 2011
This blog post was originally posted at From the Stacks: the Academy Library blog on July 21, 2011
August 16, 2011
This blog post was originally posted at From the Stacks: the Academy Library blog on July 18, 2011