Where DOI Employees Get Their Information

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.

 

Temporary Library

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.

More on the impact of the Modernization Project on Library services
 

Location & Hours

  • Room 2262
    Stewart Lee Udall Department of Interior Building
    1849 C Street NW
    Washington, DC 20240
     
  • Open 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays).

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Upcoming Programs

All Park Ranger Talks scheduled in 2016 will be 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 will be held in the temporary library in Room 2262.

 

Park Ranger Speaker Series

The United States Navy Memorial
Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

For America’s sea services, the United States Navy Memorial is the triumph of a centuries-old dream. In the early days of America’s national independence, architect Pierre L'Enfant envisioned a memorial in the Nation’s Capital "to celebrate the first rise of the Navy and consecrate its progress and achievements." But it was only in the twentieth century that L’Enfant’s vision was realized.

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Training Sessions

Statutes and Regulations Research on WestlawNext
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:15 am

In the first part of this information packed class, attendees will learn how to research the legislative history of a specific act. Discussion will focus upon where the act is codified in the U.S. Code, its Committee Reports, Congressional testimony, Congressional Record references, and Presidential messages. We will then find and examine the legislative history for a specific statute, including seeking out links to other documents that cite to that statute such as cases, secondary sources, regulations, and administrative decisions.

Please Note: This program will be held in the new temporary Library, located in Room 2262 of the Stewart L. Udall Department of the Interior Building. It is also being offered to remote users as a simultaneous online webinar.

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Electronic Resources for Departmental Employees

Others must come to the Interior Library to use these databases, or contact a Reference Librarian for assistance.

General Interest

 

Law and Public Policy

 


Find Electronic Journals By Title

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.

 


The Federal Depository Library Program

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.