Category Archives: Reston Library

Collaborative Digitization in the USGS Libraries

The USGS Libraries have joined the collaboration between USGS Human Resources and Chantilly High School‘s Secondary Transition to Employment Program (STEP), which transitions special needs students to workplace environments and teaches them professional skills. ┬áIn the Libraries, three student interns … Continue reading

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USGS Libraries Contribute to the Biodiversity Heritage Library

The USGS Libraries Program has joined the Biodiversity Heritage Library, a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections. USGS Libraries have collections that can … Continue reading

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USGS Publishes Afghanistan Research

USGS projects in Afghanistan have produced a substantial number of publications, maps, and other documents. Extensive research by the U.S. Geological Survey, the Afghan Geological Survey, and the Department of Defense has yielded volumes of information about areas of high … Continue reading

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Treasures of the USGS Library

  One of the oldest books in the USGS Libraries collections is a history of the known world from 1530. Printed in Latin, the Historia Mundi is protected by a case built especially for the book. The book is a … Continue reading

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