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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.

More about the Susitna Doc Finder

The Susitna Doc Finder is a comprehensive catalog of documents that have resulted from every phase of hydroelectric project proposed for the Susitna River watershed.

Federal Depository Library

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

ARLIS now offers HeinOnline, providing exact page images of legal documents in PDF format just as they appear in the original print. Items of interest to Founders include historical statutory and regulatory items, such as the U.S. Code, CFRs, and Federal Register; legislative materials such as Congressional Record, and Statues at Large; Alaska legal documents, such as Attorney General Opinions; and a vast library of law review journals. ARLIS users will find these resources added to the Database listings as well as added titles to the ARLIS eJournals.

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.

TAPS ROW (Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Right-of-Way Renewal) Reference Collection

2,324 items used to prepare the Environmental Impact Statement for the 2001 right-of-way renewal application.

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

Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center (AEIDC) Photo Collection

1,777 historic photographs of Alaska, from the early 1970s, covers all aspects of Alaska from cultural to scientific, including industry.

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