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Search library collections from more than 30 Alaska libraries, comprising more than 2 million items.

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Enhance research using nearly 50 topical databases on a wide variety of scientific and cultural topics.

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Access academic articles and papers from nearly 10,000 peer-reviewed publications and serials across disciplines.

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Electronic Resources

Search curated electronic collections of material including the Alaska Pipeline Files, Susitna Doc Finder, and ARLIS Document Server.

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Collection Guides

Learn more about ARLIS’s holdings by browsing our research guides, or contact us at

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Document Server

Search thousands of digitized reports, maps, pamphlets, and datasets on the ARLIS Document Server.

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Our Collections

Special Collections

Nearly half of the ARLIS collection is comprised of special, rare, and archival material ranging from the late 19th to the 21st century.

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Maps & Atlases

ARLIS holds an extensive collection of maps and atlases, many of which are unique and unavailable elsewhere in the world.

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Photo Collections

ARLIS holds extensive collections of photographs, including aerial photographs, slides created by NPS and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, archival photos, and more.


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Alaska Resources Library & Information Services

ARLIS provides information services to federal, state, academic, and scientific agencies across Alaska, as well as the general public. Our services include archiving and digitizing agency materials, ensuring access to current scientific literature, and providing expert reference assistance upon request.