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Anchorage, AK 99508

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Summer Construction 2018

As of Monday, May 14, the Consortium Library’s main entrance will be closed for the summer due to construction. Please use the north entrance to access ARLIS.  For more information, click HERE

 

Furs, Skulls & Bird Mounts

A popular collection at birds-furs-skullsARLIS is its large selection of Alaskan animal furs, skulls, and bird mounts, available for check-out by any walk-in patron (ARLIS will not mail them due to their fragility).  The collection is frequently used by teachers and other educators, camp counselors, artists, and scout groups.  Most of the items were donated to ARLIS by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Wildlife Conservation Division. See also, Kits, for more hands-on items for the classroom. Links to collection guides are available at www.arlis.org/resources/for-educators/furs-skulls-bird-mounts/

Please note: Due to construction during the summer of 2018,

this collection will not circulate after Friday, April 27, 2018.

Circulation will resume in the fall semester of 2018.

Map-enabled boreal database

ARLIS databases includes the search tool created by North West Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NWB LCC) and ARLIS. The database includes reports and articles, mainly post-2010, addressing land management in the boreal region of Alaska and western Canada. From the ARLIS database list, search the NWB Alaska and Canada bibliography using any combination of the GIS map interface and/or keyword.

Federal Depository Library

Federal Depository Library ProgramARLIS selects federal depository items and provides free public access.

The collection includes about 10,500 indexed items in digital and paper format of Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) mineral exploration data, collected between 1974 and 1984  throughout Alaska by the Anaconda Minerals Company and other mining companies. The collection index is part of the Alaska Geologic Data Index, available at maps.dggs.alaska.gov/agdi/.
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In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, ARLIS now offers a digital collection about the Iditarod gold trail, designated in 1978 as the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The digital collections consist of more than four thousand digital objects, including maps, reports, historical site surveys, oral history recordings and transcripts, and photographs.  Digitization of the collection occurred during the centennial of the opening of the Iditarod gold trail in the years 1908-1912. Access the collection at www.arlis.org/resources/inhc-collection/

In 2007 the Bureau of Land Management closed the John Rishel Mineral Information Center (JRMIC), on Mayflower Island in Douglas, Alaska, and transferred many of its printed and electronic collections to the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS). In order to restore access to the digitized reports–mostly PDF files–from JRMIC, ARLIS posted several hundred html pages from the JRMIC website with minimal editing. Some of the former JRMIC pages still retain logos and links related to JRMIC. Replacement with ARLIS information is pending. Removal of the JRMIC logos and links will occur as time permits.

Collection Highlights

Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Annual Management Reports

Reports of catch, escapement, economic factors, and fishery management policies for each regional commercial fishery, 1959-. The reports are shelved by geographic region from east to west across Alaska and by year within geographic region.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Videos

Raw footage of the early days of the oil spill, its subsequent clean-up, shoreline evaluations, and many other government-led activities related to the spill. This footage may be copied without infringing on copyright.

Alaska Geologic Data Index (AGDI)

The Alaska Geologic Data Index (AGDI) is again available as a web-based tool, now with a map-enabled interface.

National Park Service
US Geological Survey
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
University of Alaska Anchorage
Alaska Department of Fish & Game
Bureau of Land Management
Fish & Wildlife Service
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council