What are DOIs and what is BHL doing with them?

DOI is short for Digital Object Identifier. You can look for the DOI as part of a book’s bibliographic information. Not all books have DOIs in the BHL collection. To date we have assigned DOIs to books, but only to a small selection of journals. We are considering assigning DOIs to articles for the future. When … Read more

Does BHL provide persistent and stable URLs?

BHL produces stable URLs for our content and will ensure viability of these URLs. Please read the following blog post for an explanation of how BHL redirects certain IDs when a book has been taken offline. Stable URLs are available for the following areas of content, with examples: Subject: Insects http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/subject/Insects Author: Darwin, Charles, (1809 … Read more