Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Apr'15: Finding Government Data on the Environment (North Carolina Library Association)

Wednesday, April 29 (10-11 am Mountain)

Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ...

Interest in sustainability has grown exponentially at colleges and universities, such that a 2009 New York Times articles announced, “Sustainability Field Booms on Campus,” noting growth at both liberal arts institutions and at community colleges. This session focuses on finding governmental data relevant to research on sustainability, and will examine tools provided by agencies such as the EPA, Department of Energy, and some selected international sources. In addition, the session will suggest strategies for answering a data question, especially when its unclear where to begin or when other sources have been exhausted. The session is offered by Ann Marshall, a former political science librarian at the University of Rochester.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://www.nclaonline.org/