Collections

    The BRIT Libraries

    The BRIT Libraries serve to support botanical research, in Texas and elsewhere in the world. The scientific reference collection includes materials valuable for research, particularly in systematic botany. The collection has been selected to represent a comprehensive library of botanical science.

    The collections also support science educational programs sponsored and hosted by BRIT. Students and teachers use books from BRIT's library to enrich their studies and to reach a fuller understanding of the value of plants.

    The BRIT libraries are among the largest and finest collections of botanical literature in the southwestern United States. 

    The libraries operate as a reference libraries and are open for public use by appointment, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    Library inquiries please email library@brit.org

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    Research Library

    The BRIT Botany Library is one of the largest and finest collections of botanical literature in the southwestern United States...read more

    Archive Collection

    The Archive Collection contains documents of historical interest, including the personal collections of notable botanists...read more

    Burk Children's Library

    The Oliver G. Burk Library holds nearly 4,000 titles, sure to attract children and adults interested in science...read more

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    Library Reference Links

    The links provided here are intended to assist users in furthering their research and to help them find what they are looking for. These will include links to the rich body of botanical information available to researchers. Bibliographical, library catalogs, as well as sources of full text books, will be listed.

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