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January Closings

ARLIS will be closed on the following weekdays in January:

New Years: Mon/Tues, January 1-2, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday: Mon, January 15, 2018

The UAA Library Building will be closed on these days as well. ARLIS collections and public computer access will not be available.

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 has participated in the Federal Depository Library Program since opening in 1997. At that time, ARLIS incorporated a selective federal depository collection established in 1981 by BLM’s Alaska Resource Library, which was merged into ARLIS. ARLIS receives approximately 4% of the publications offered by the U.S. Government Printing Office.

The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) distributes U.S. Government information to the American public through libraries across the nation. The authority for the FDLP and the legal requirements of Federal depository libraries are found in Chapter 19 of Title 44 United State Code. In addition to the provisions of the Depository Library Act of 1962, chapter 19 includes who designates depository libraries and which libraries are eligible for Federal depository designation.

Collection Highlights

MAS Files (Mineral Availability System/Mineral Assessment Studies)

The Minerals Availability System (MAS) was a US Bureau of Mines program begun in the early 1960’s to measure and classify identified mineral resources according to their extraction technologies, economics and commercial availability. The files contain information on occurrences, deposits, mines and processing facilities. When the US Bureau of Mines was closed in 1996, the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was given responsibility for the Alaska MAS files located in Juneau and Anchorage. Those files in BLM are known as AMIS, Alaska Minerals Information System. The MAS files are arranged numerically by quadrangle number and indexed by quadrangle and property.

Exxon Valdez Shoreline Surveys

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Shoreline Surveys, 1989 through 1993, assessing oiling conditions in the spill area.

Wild and Scenic Rivers

Multi-agency collection of original reports and photos about selection of rivers for the Wild and Scenic River System. Includes candidate rivers as well as those selected.

Pebble Project - Environmental Baseline Document

The Pebble Partnership has contracted with ARLIS to provide online access to the Pebble Project Environmental Baseline Document (EBD) via the ARLIS Document Server. Each section of the EBD has a permanent ARLIS address. Reference assistance with finding additional scientific literature regarding the Bristol Bay region is provided by ARLIS reference librarians.

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