The data in BHL’s collection is sourced and aggregated from its consortium partners and Internet Archive contributors. It is provided “as is,” without express or implied warranty as to accuracy, reliability, or fitness for any particular application.
|Content Download Services
Content in BHL can be freely downloaded in a variety of formats. Find out what file types are available and how to download them.
|Scientific Name Tools
BHL uses taxonomic intelligence tools to locate, verify, and record scientific names in digitized materials. Learn more about the service and how you can search for names across the collection.
|Metadata Export Services
BHL offers metadata exports in MODS, BibTex, and RIS formats which can be used for a variety of bibliographic description or citation purposes.
|DOIs and Stable URLs
BHL produces stable URLs for all content and assigns DOIs (digital object identifiers) to select content.
|Developer and Data Tools
BHL provides data exports and APIs to allow individual users and data providers to download, remix and reuse BHL content. Metadata is available under a CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) license.
BHL uses Altmetric to track online conversations (i.e. social media, news outlets, policy documents, etc.) that include links to BHL books and articles. You can explore these mentions using the Altmetric badge in the BHL book viewer.