What library services are available to the public and EPA staff?
EPA provides a wide range of library services to members of the public and EPA employees including:
- Access to the EPA National Library Catalog: http://www2.epa.gov/libraries/catalog
- Access to over 60,000 EPA documents online via the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP): http://www.epa.gov/nscep/
- Interlibrary loan
Additionally, EPA staff have access to subscription-based electronic resources via the Desktop Library.
Information about the services offered to members of the public is available on the EPA Library Services Web page: http://www2.epa.gov/libraries/library-services-public
EPA librarians are available online for research assistance. Members of the public submit environmental questions through the "Ask a Question" tab on this page. Their queries are responded to by professional reference librarians.
EPA regional libraries also offer research assistance to the public. Contact the closest regional library: http://www2.epa.gov/libraries/libraries, for more information about what services are offered.
For instructions on how to access EPA publications, see the following FAQ: Where can I get publications?
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