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The Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) facilitates the exchange of information in the geosciences through cooperation among scientists, librarians, editors, cartographers, educators, and information professionals. GSIS is a member society of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), and an associated society of the Geological Society of America (GSA). Visit http://www.geoinfo.org for more information.

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Wednesday, September 28 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
US Geological Survey Library Field Trip

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About
Established in 1879 to build and organize a collection of scientific materials in the earth sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey Library is now the largest library for earth sciences in the world. The Library includes four central libraries and is part of Core Science Systems within the USGS. As part of the GSIS 50th anniversary, we will be touring the new and recently moved Denver U.S. Geological Survey Library. Our tour guide will be GSIS past president and USGS Librarian Emily Wild.

Schedule:
9 am
Meet at Union Station promptly (buy tickets)
9:15 am 
Take "W" Rail Line from Union Station to Federal Center Station
9:45 am
Arrival at Federal Center Station, walk to Denver Federal Center Building 41
Tour starts ~10 am

Location

Denver Federal Center
Building 41, Room 145

Rail Ticket Day Pass Price: $5.20 
Transportation Route Map:
http://www.rtd-denver.com/routemaps/163/103_W_W.pdf 

Registration
This program is FREE, but registration is required by Sunday, September 25. Register online here: https://goo.gl/forms/fa0Z0gMtZ5rKx3PA3

Speakers
EW

Emily Wild

Immediate Past President
Emily Wild is a Librarian (Physical Scientist) at the U.S. Geological Survey Denver Library (since 2008), where she helps library users find and use science and legislative materials (references, databases, and datasets). She provides science and government outreach information, bibliographic instruction, and map instruction, as well as develop and present online and in-person training sessions. From 1996 through 2008, she was a U.S. Geological... Read More →


Wednesday September 28, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
US Geological Survey Library Building 41, Room 146, Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225

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