Natural history collections: the CERN of the natural sciences needs more investment
Treasures from all over the world slumber in the back rooms of Switzerland’s museums. But not even a fifth of them have been digitised, which makes it difficult for researchers to access them.
SNSF Horizons Mag, https://www.horizons-mag.ch/
See also interview with Reto Nyffeler PhD, curator of the herbaria at Zurich university and member of the SwissPlantScienceWeb.
Herbarium Z+ZT, https://www.herbarien.uzh.ch/en/herbarien-zzt.html
Horizons is published by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.