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What can I do if I cannot find a publication in the USGS Publications Warehouse?

If you can't find a known publication in our USGS Publications Warehouse, first try contacting the Publications Warehouse Team. If a print copy is readily available to them, they’re sometimes able to scan it and post it online for free download within a few days.

If that doesn’t work, chances are good that the publication can be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Ask about Interlibrary Loan options at your local public, academic (nearby college or university), or corporate library. Also, use WorldCat to see which libraries near you own the item and to get a proper citation for the item. WorldCat is the world's largest network of library-based content and services in 170 countries.