Linnaeus Link

Founded in 1999, the Linnaeus Link Project is an international collaboration between libraries with significant holdings of Linnaean material.

As an online union catalogue of Linnaean material held in institutions worldwide, Linnaeus Link acts as the official bibliography of the works and legacy of Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778), the founding father of modern biology. It continues the bibliographic work of Basil H Soulsby.

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Linnaeus Link is funded, maintained and co-ordinated by the Linnean Society of London. In order to keep this unique collaborative resource going and growing, we are grateful for any support users or project partners can give. Since January 2019, partners can now subscribe to help Linnaeus Link. We are grateful to the following institutions who are now Linnaeus Link subscribers:

Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève (Geneva, Switzerland)

National Botanic Garden of Belgium (Meise, Belgium)

Since the inaugural meeting in 1999, many important institutions have committed to moving the project forward. Linnaeus Link welcomes new partner institutions with significant holdings of Linnaean material. If you have any questions, or if you are interested in joining, please contact us.

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Linnaeus Link Partners meet once a year, generally at the same time as the European Botanical and Horticultural Libraries annual meetings.