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About this site

“Botany John: The Legacy of a Canadian Botanist” is a virtual exhibit created by UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, with funding from the Canadian Heritage Information Network through its Virtual Museum of Canada investment program.

This virtual exhibit has been produced by UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research with contributions from UBC Herbarium, UBC Archives and City of Vancouver Archives. UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is a department of UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

Technical information

This site uses the open-source Drupal Content Management System and Gallery 2 for the web presentation of information. The web server is Apache 2 running in combination with MySQL database software and PHP scripting language. Audio streaming is performed by the open source XSPF Web Music Player.

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