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USGS Library Update GSIS 2006 Annual Meeting October 24, 2006 Introduction USGS Organization Natural Science Network Concept Library Update Questions and Answers USGS-GIO Organization Natural Science Network Organization Biology GIO Geology Information Services Water Science

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USGS Library Update

GSIS 2006 Annual Meeting

October 24, 2006


Introduction

  • USGS Organization

  • Natural Science Network Concept

  • Library Update

  • Questions and Answers


USGS-GIO Organization


Natural Science Network Organization


Biology

GIO

Geology

Information Services

Water

Science

Support

Geography

Infrastructure

Natural Science Network: Vision

  • A nationally linked network of USGS data, information, and knowledge available to anyone, anywhere, anytime.


Natural Science Network: Concept

  • SILS – Science Information and Library Service

  • KM – Knowledge Management

  • ID – Information Delivery

  • HQ – National Network Coordination


Natural Science Network: Science Information and Library Services

  • Library Services

  • Information Services

  • Call Center

  • Inreach and Outreach


Natural Science Network: Knowledge Management

  • Knowledgebase development, acquisition, and partnering with science programs

  • Software and electronic access tools development

  • Infrastructure support


Natural Science Network: Information Delivery

  • Maps and publications on-demand delivery

  • Electronic inventory management

  • Limited printed stock management

  • Web products and delivery


Natural Science Network: HQ – National Network Coordination

  • NSN National Coordinator

  • NSN Coordination Team

  • Regional Offices


Library Update

  • National Library Coordinator

  • Digital Library

  • Map-On-Demand Transition


Library Update: National Library Coordinator

  • Digital library development leadership

  • National coordinator of four USGS libraries:

    • Reston, Denver, Menlo Park, Flagstaff

  • National policy and planning

    • Link to science center libraries


Library Update: Digital Library

  • Electronic subscription

  • Scanning

  • Partnership

  • Union catalog

  • Determine other requirements


Library Update: Map-on-Demand Transition

  • Lithographic printing to digital plotting transition

  • Lack of “public plotters”

    • Plotter output variability

  • Impact on Depository Library contributions


Questions and Answers

Contact information:

Mike McDermott

(703) 648-5771

mmcdermo@usgs.gov


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