Beispielhafter Vergleich und Analyse online verfügbarer digitaler Bilddatenbanken aus dem Bereich der Pomologie

Mensing, Petra
June 2010
Bibliotheksdienst;2010, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p616
Trade Publication
The article compares and analyzes online pictorial databases in the area of pomology, a branch of botany which studies fruit horticulture. In particular the author mentions the database of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Bibliothek (GWLB) which with several foundations and other libraries obtained the Königliche Gartenbibliothek Herrenhausen, the Royal Garden Library of Herrenhausen with drawings and gouaches of fruit. Additionally, 14 other such databases are examined including those of Harvard University Museums, the University of Heidelberg, Germany and the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, of London, England.


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