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BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life .

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DougHolland.jpgDoug Holland

Director, Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library | Secretary, BHL Members' Council

Doug Holland started at the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1994, serving first in the Horticulture Division, followed by several years as a botanical research assistant in the Herbarium and several more as archivist and historian. In 2004, he became Director of the Peter H. Raven Library. He now manages the Garden’s world-class research library, archives and digitization program. He is a founding member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), a past-President of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, and also manages the St. Louis Research Library Consortium.
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