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How can I find publications of the USGS?

The USGS Publications Warehouse is an online catalog for searching all USGS publications and downloading free digital versions.

USGS Libraries contain sets of all USGS publications plus many state geological survey publications. The public go in person to any USGS library to do research, but USGS library materials can only be borrowed by placing a request with your local library for Interlibrary Loan. Search the USGS online library catalog to identify available publications.

Articles that are authored or co-authored by USGS scientists but published in non-government journals are often listed in the Publications Warehouse. With some exceptions, all USGS research articles published in non-government journals as of January 2016 must be available free-of-charge for public access no more than 12 months after the official publication date. 

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