Collection databases and taxonomic Services
The zoological, palaeontological and mineralogical collections of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin are currently being digitized and databased. The databases are important tools for the Museum’s handling with the collections and for research.
The Museum’s databases are also open to researchers and interested citizens from all over the world for online queries. Furthermore, the Museum publishes digital photographs of its collection specimens in Europeana und the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB), as well as it offers taxonomic services.
Museum für Naturkunde Berlin publishes its collection related data via:
• the Museum’s own databases
• various national and international internet platforms (aggregators)
Furthermore, the Museum offers various services enabling access to scientific data. These services are not restricted to the Museum’s own scientific data.