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FEDLINK Orientation to Federal Libraries & Information Centers Series:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library

Thursday February 16, 2012

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

(To view the meeting announcement, point your browser to http://www.loc.gov/flicc/meeting_announcements/2012/ma201206.pdf)

 

 

The NASA Goddard Library supports the research activities of the scientists, engineers, and technicians of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, who conduct world class research in the Earth sciences, astronomy and astrophysics, the space sciences, and engineering. The Library provides technical and scientific resources and research services in a largely electronic format, including a home-grown repository that contains Center colloquia recordings and harvests Goddard publication information from the web.

 

Attendees will tour the Goddard Space Flight Center and learn about the opportunities and challenges the Library is facing during its evolution to all-electronic activity. There will be a break for lunch in the Center cafeteria.

Please bring a valid photo ID for security. Unfortunately, due to security restrictions, the Goddard Library will not be able to accommodate foreign nationals.

 

Date

Thursday February 16, 2012

 

Time

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Place

The Goddard Library

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Code 272, Bldg. 21

Greenbelt, MD 20771

 

Metro/Directions

The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is located closest to the Greenbelt Metro Station on the Green line. A bus will be provided by the Goddard Space Flight Center to pick up those registered for the tour at the front entrance of the Greenbelt Metro Station at 10:30 am. The bus will transport registrants to the Goddard Library entrance and be used for part of the tour of the Center. The same bus will transport registrants back to the Greenbelt Metro Station once the tour has been completed.

 

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 25. To register, point your browser to http://www.loc.gov/flicc/fpe/pfeveform.html.)

 

Cancellations

Please call (202) 707-4813 24-hours in advance to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to attend.