Darwin Digital Library of Evolution

Darwin Digital Library of Evolution

The goal of the Darwin Digital Library of Evolution (DDLE) is to make the full literature of evolution available online within a historically and topically coherent structure. The work of Charles Darwin is central, but the digital library also includes the 17th century to the present and encompasses the history of evolution as a scientific theory with deep roots and broad cultural consequences. DDLE is a pilot project drawing on resources of members of the Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium. Contributions are included from the Natural History Museum (London) and the Missouri Botanical Garden. The DDLE has four chronological sections: