Constance A. Rinaldo

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We describe the analysis of zero result searches in DLESE, the Digital Library for Earth System Education, with the intent to use the information to discover gaps in the collection. Close examination of null result searches reveals insights into the kinds of information sought by users but which is missing from the collection. Although it is not possible to(More)
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL;, one of the cornerstones of the Encyclopedia of Life (, now contains more than 26 million digitized pages for almost 37,000 titles of the published literature of biodiversity held in the collections of major natural history libraries. This paper describes the development of(More)
Through the application of multiple strategies and tools, the Biodiversity Heritage Library has created an effective and collaborative multi-institutional virtual organization. The purpose of this paper is to explore the communication and collaboration strategies used by the BHL to create, maintain, and provide open access to its corpus of biodiversity(More)
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