Completed Research Projects
EoS - Establishing an inventory of species-rich collections
The project "Erschließung objektreicher Spezialsammlungen" (Establishing an inventory of species-rich collections, EoS) was a major step betwenn 2012 and 2015 in making the museums collections accessible not only for scientists, but also for the public at large – ideally not just at the Museum, but from anywhere in the world.
BHL - Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe
The Project "Biodiversity Heritage Library" (BHL) digitises literature from partner libraries in the US and UK since 2007 and makes them available online. Between May 2009 and April 2012 this project was led in Europe under overall control of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin coordinating the digitising initiatives and reuniting from many contributing natural history museums and botanical gardens.
EDIT - European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy
EDIT (European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy) was a consortium of 29 institutions funded as a "network of excellence" (NoE) for five years by the European Commission (6th frame work program, FP6).