A priceless collection, now online

Amanda Gray '12 | May 28, 2013 | South Bend Tribune

Jordan Hall of Science

SOUTH BEND -- Tucked away on the first floor of the Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame sits a nearly 150-year-old collection of preserved plants spanning several continents and with a priceless value.

The Museum of Biodiversity, built of numerous collections of specimens of flora and animal alike, is not open to the public -- but thanks to a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, parts of the collection can now be viewed all over the world -- right from the computer screen, using an online database called Global Plants, housed by database website JSTOR.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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