The BFV Online provides interactive access to the SVP's Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates series. Using the BFV Online , users can specify a search criterion, and receive a formatted list of matching literature references. Queries are formed like taxon = 'Tyrannosaurus'. Detailed instructions are available for writing queries. Complicated Boolean queries and pattern-matching are supported. All BFV references are copyrighted material belonging to the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Note: Currently, the database covers the years 1509-1968 and 1981 - 1993, and has approximately 131,190 references. The data are now using the UTF-8 (Unicode) character set.