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  1. USGS Library Update GSIS 2006 Annual Meeting October 24, 2006

  2. Introduction • USGS Organization • Natural Science Network Concept • Library Update • Questions and Answers

  3. USGS-GIO Organization

  4. Natural Science Network Organization

  5. 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.

  6. Natural Science Network: Concept • SILS – Science Information and Library Service • KM – Knowledge Management • ID – Information Delivery • HQ – National Network Coordination

  7. Natural Science Network: Science Information and Library Services • Library Services • Information Services • Call Center • Inreach and Outreach

  8. Natural Science Network: Knowledge Management • Knowledgebase development, acquisition, and partnering with science programs • Software and electronic access tools development • Infrastructure support

  9. Natural Science Network: Information Delivery • Maps and publications on-demand delivery • Electronic inventory management • Limited printed stock management • Web products and delivery

  10. Natural Science Network: HQ – National Network Coordination • NSN National Coordinator • NSN Coordination Team • Regional Offices

  11. Library Update • National Library Coordinator • Digital Library • Map-On-Demand Transition

  12. 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

  13. Library Update: Digital Library • Electronic subscription • Scanning • Partnership • Union catalog • Determine other requirements

  14. Library Update: Map-on-Demand Transition • Lithographic printing to digital plotting transition • Lack of “public plotters” • Plotter output variability • Impact on Depository Library contributions

  15. Questions and Answers Contact information: Mike McDermott (703) 648-5771 mmcdermo@usgs.gov