FEDLINK Orientation to Federal Libraries & Information Centers Series United States Institute of Peace Library Thursday, April 5, 2012 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (To view the meeting announcement, point your browser to http://www.loc.gov/flicc/meeting_announcements/2012/ma201207.pdf) The United States Institute of Peace Library serves the staff and researchers of the Institute of Peace, an independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. Specialized ejournals, databases and a core library print collection of more than 6,000 items are available to staff, academy course participants and visiting researchers. The collection focuses on conflict prevention, management and resolution, negotiation and mediation, peace education, promotion of the rule of law, peace building, state building and civil society, among other topics relevant to the institute's work. Visitors will tour the institute's brand new headquarters building, including the library, and learn how the library provides services to Institute staff in the U.S. and abroad. All guests must have a valid photo ID for entry. Screening of visitors entering the building using metal detectors is required. All handbags, briefcases, laptops, etc. must be placed on the x-ray machines for scanning. Date Thursday, April 5, 2012 Time 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Place United States Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20037 Metro/Directions The U.S. Institute of Peace is a short walk (0.6 miles) from Metro's Foggy Bottom - GWU station. Exit the Metro at 23rd St., turn right & continue on 23rd St. south toward Constitution Ave. (away from the traffic circle). The U.S. Institute of Peace is on the corner of 23rd Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., and directly across the street from the U.S. Department of State. The visitors entrance is on 23rd St. There is no on-site parking available for visitors. Sponsor FEDLINK Education Working Group Information For more information, please call (202) 707-4813. Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask] Registration This event is free but registration is required. Tour is limited to 40. To register, point your browser to http://www.loc.gov/flicc/fpe/pfeveform.html. Cancellations Please call (202) 707-4813 to allow those on the waiting list to attend.