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This Map Could Save Your Life: Escape & Evasion Maps of World War II
This exhibit showcases items from the collection with special significance to armed conflicts that NOAA and its predecessor agencies have served in. This special exhibit was curated by our very own, Jamie Roberts, Bibliometrics Librarian and Preservation Specialist. Visit our display in the NOAA Central Library Brown Bag area on November 8, 2017 from 10AM-2PM and on November 9, 2017 from 10AM-4:30PM.

Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) in action: linking ecosystem science to fisheries management in Alaska
The NOAA Central Library welcomes you to attend the first presentation of our new Brown Bag Seminar Series: Ecosystem-based Management/Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management with Dr. Kerim Aydin, from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, presenting on EBFM in Alaska on Wednesday, November 8th @ 3 PM EST.

From the Reference Desk: Commuting Reads
From the Reference Desk: Commuting Reads
Need a book from NCL to read on your daily commute?

What We're Researching
What We're Researching
A look inside Heavy Fuel Oil Use in the Arctic

Intro to Govinfo.gov
Intro to Govinfo.gov
What’s the best place to find the Federal Register, Congressional hearings and calendars, high-profile government items like the Warren Commission Report, Coastal Zone Information Center reports, and audio from the JFK assassination? If you answered FDsys, the Government Publication Office’s (GPO) online digital repository, you're not wrong. Yet. But you will be soon.

Nerds of Trust
Nerds of Trust
Are you a scientist? Do you use Facebook? If you answered yes to both, then a recent study from the director of Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium says you’re an ideal candidate to fight fake science news in the public discourse.

NOAA Central Library Research Fair & Open House
NOAA Central Library Research Fair & Open House
All NOAA Staff are invited to join us in the library on Thursday, September 14th from 11am-2pm to learn about our services, get research help, learn about our databases, and more! Refreshments will be provided.

You can't tell a book by its cover -- but you might use that cover to find some DNA
You can't tell a book by its cover -- but you might use that cover to find some DNA
The Central Library staff have been thrilled to see the positive response from NOAA staff to our series of “Out of the Vault” exhibits from the Library’s Rare Book room. But can old books tell us more than just the history of NOAA and its predecessor agencies’ and the development of the geoscience disciplines?

Nicholas Camille Flammarion: My favorite "mad" scientist
Nicholas Camille Flammarion: My favorite
Camille Flammarion was a brilliant astronomer - who believed in reincarnation and that alien life on Mars was trying to contact us.

Hurricane Carla (1961)
Hurricane Carla (1961)
​As Texas prepares for Hurricane Harvey, the 8th named storm of the 2017 season, the NOAA Central Library looks back on the 1961 hurricane season​.

Want to read a million scientific papers at once?
Want to read a million scientific papers at once?
To deal with the avalanche of scientific papers published each year, researchers have turned to text mining - the technique of having computers scan through text and data -- to uncover useful information.

Seafood: The Important Role NOAA Plays
Seafood: The Important Role NOAA Plays
Each year, Americans consume billions of pounds of seafood. But did you know that NOAA plays an important part in the safety of the seafood we consume?

Coming August 21st : Solar Eclipse
Coming August 21st : Solar Eclipse
Ready for the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st? Click through for resources!

Federal research funds are available to small businesses
Federal research funds are available to small businesses
Did you know that over $43 billion have been awarded through the SBIR program to U.S. small businesses? Beginning in 2017, all agencies with a budget greater than $100M per year have a set-aside of 3.2% of the extramural research budget for small business to engage in Federal R&D through the Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

Shark vertebrae have growth bands like trees
Shark vertebrae have growth bands like trees
Did you know that sharks have skeletal parts that have annual growth bands? Scientists can measure the shark’s corpus calcareum much like dendroclimatologists can measure tree rings.