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3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Parking enforcement changes

UAA 2017 Summer Semester parking enforcement will run through Thursday, July 27th at 7:30 pm. Parking codes or hang tags should be used.

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.

Independence Day Closing

The ARLIS reference desk will be closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. The UAA Library Building will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 as well. ARLIS collections and public computer access will be unavailable Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. We will re-open Wednesday, July 5. Please enjoy a safe Independence Day holiday!

Federal Depository Library

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

This collection, more than 2,400 color slides, covers the early days of the oil spill and subsequent clean-up efforts, and includes photos of oiled wildlife, the tanker leaking oil, public meetings, protests, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and Prudhoe Bay.
Originally available only in the form of 35mm slides, ARLIS has produced high resolution digital scans of these photographs. More than 2,000 images are now available as a photo stream on Flickr. The files are public domain and may be copied without infringing on copyright. There is an index by photo number. See an ARLIS reference librarian for assistance.

Collection Highlights

Anaconda Minerals Exploration Collection

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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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 www.arlis.org/resources/for-educators/furs-skulls-bird-mounts/

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.

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