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Biodiversity Heritage Library API

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries. The BHL digitizes and makes available millions of pages of biological taxonomic literature, representing tens of thousands of titles and nearly 100,000 volumes. BHL provides an API to access, use, and share these records. It is a RESTful API, returning responses in JSON, XML, or XML wrapped in a SOAP envelope.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library: Highlights

Summary
Digital biodiversity library
Category
Science
Tags
Protocols
REST, SOAP
Data Formats
XML
API home
https://session.wikispaces.com/1/auth/auth?au ... 

Biodiversity Heritage Library: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/api2/httpq ...

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
None  
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.biodiversitylibrary.org/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
Terms of Service 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
blog.biodiversitylibrary.org/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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