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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

New Smithsonian Collection Search

The Collections Search Center provides easy "one-stop searching" of more than 2 million of the Smithsonian's museum, archives, library and research holdings and collections. Collections of particular interest to INHS staff include:

  • 109,300 records from the Department of Entomology representing mostly Insecta and Arachnida speciment collections. 
  • images from the Archives of American Gardens 
  • bibliographies from the Center for Tropical Forest Science (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) and Department of Invertebrate Zoology - Mollusks (National Museum of Natural History)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries Collections