The Interior Library provides a full range of professional reference and research services, available to Interior employees in both the Washington, DC, area and nationwide. The collections include Departmental publications, as well as related books, journals, electronic databases and other resources that support the mission of the Department, its agencies, and bureaus.
The Library's own collections include some 200,000 current and historical publications.
A new temporary Interior Library is now open in Room 2262 of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building. Due to the modernization of wing 1 of the building, the Interior Library's historic Reading Room and stack areas have been closed to patrons.
Park Ranger Talks are held in the Rachel Carson Room, which is located on the ground level of the Stewart L. Udall Department of the Interior Building. Other training sessions are held in the temporary library in Room 2262.
Public Access and Civil Rights on NPS Golf Courses in Washington, DC
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 1:00 - 1:45 pm
The most famous sites of civil rights activism include schools, churches, and public transportation – but golf courses? Despite golf’s exclusive image, the National Park Service’s public golf courses in East Potomac Park, Rock Creek Park, and Anacostia Park were flash points in the fight against segregation in the District of Columbia and across the Park Service. Between 1917 and 1948 the federal government built seven public golf courses in the District of Columbia’s public parks, following the growing popularity of the sport.
No training sessions are currently scheduled.
Others must come to the Interior Library to use these databases, or contact a Reference Librarian for assistance.
To help you determine whether and where a needed journal is available online, we provide this complete, searchable alphabetical list of titles. If you're not sure where to find a journal online, try this list first.
The list combines the full-text journals and other periodicals in all the database services to which the Library has access.
Also included are some single subscriptions as well as some journals freely available on the Internet. Most entries include coverage dates, and all entries have links directly to the journal.
Please direct your questions on database searching strategies to a Reference Librarian.
As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program, the Interior Library provides local, no-fee access to Federal government information in an impartial environment with professional assistance. Anyone can visit Federal depository libraries and use the Federal depository collections. The Interior Library has received Federal depository materials since its designation in 1895.