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  • Charles Davies Sherbon must have had access to a very large and complete library to perform his work on the Index Animalium. He obviously appreciated this access a lot when he says in the Epilogue to the Index Animalium that
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  • His first passion was geology and palaeontology, In 1888, Sherborn began work in the geology department at the NHM, preparing and cleaning fossils.

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  • Biodiversity Heritage Library for Europe Tools and Services for Legacy Taxonomic Literature Henning Scholz Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany
  • Charles Davies Sherborn “ In any well-appointed Natural History Library there should be found every book and every edition of every book dealing in the remotest way with the subjects concerned.” “ Moreover for accurate work it is necessary for the student to verify every reference he may find; it is not enough to copy from a previous author; he must verify each reference itself from the original.”
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