Biodiversity: Science and Govenance

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Wed Feb 2 13:34:27 CST 2005

This is a serious problem at many levels. Even administrators who accept
the informatics agenda may question the need to spend money and space on
museum collections after they are digitally photographed and databased.
It's hard to shake the image of museums as libraries, so any opportunity
for education should be taken! - Barry

At 5:48 PM +0100 2/2/05, James Edwards wrote:
...>However, even the Appeal does not mention museums, botanical gardens, etc.
>Several of us who were at the meeting tried very hard to insert references
>to such institutions into the Appeal, but were unsuccessful...

Barry M. OConnor
Curator & Professor             phone: (734) 763-4354
Museum of Zoology               FAX: (734) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at
1109 Geddes Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079  USA

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