Public Access to US Government Scientific Information: The Science.gov Approach Presented by Thomas Lahr, US Geological Survey and Co-chair, Science.gov Alliance Special Libraries Association Baltimore, MD June 13, 2006 Why Science.gov?
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Thomas Lahr, US Geological Survey
and Co-chair, Science.gov Alliance
Special Libraries Association
June 13, 2006
There is a need to find U.S. government scientific and technical information quickly and easily, but information is dispersed across thousands of Web sites (“Surface Web”) and databases (“Deep Web”).
Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, and Interior
Environmental Protection Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Science Foundation
US Government Printing Office
National Archives and Records Administration
CENDI Secretariat - IIa
312 Walnut Place
Havertown, PA USA 19083
National Agricultural Library (NAL)
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Room 200
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
USGS/Biological Informatics Program
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive / MS 302
Reston, VA 22092