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Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) access

Congressional Record access

Federal Register access

International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee papers

NOAA Photo Library - how to credit

NOAA Sources of Moving Images

  

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) access

The GPO website Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) allows browsing or searching of CFRs from April 1996-present.

Approximately two years of the most recent CFR are also available in hard copy in the Legal Collection at NOAA Central Library.

Further information about the CFR and how it is organized is available on the GPO site Code of Federal Regulations.

  

Congressional Record access

Congress.gov includes the searchable, full-text of the Congressional Record from 1995 (104th Congress) - present.

The GPO website Congressional Record includes the daily Congressional Record from 1996 - present.

Approximately two years of the most recent Congressional Record are also available in hard copy in the Legal Collection at NOAA Central Library

  • NOAA staff can access the Congressional Record in Nexis.com from NOAA Central Library's "Databases and Article Searching" page. On the menu bar under the black "Search" tab select "Legal". On the sidebar select "Congressional Record". Coverage includes 1985 - present. Note:NOAA staff may need to contact NOAA Central Library for an individual Nexis account.

  • NOAA Central Library has the Congressional Record, Vol. 135 (101st Congress, 1989-90) - present,on microfiche.

  • People outside the area who wish to access older issues of Congressional Record may visit the GPO site Find a Federal Depository Library Near You to contact a depository near them about the range of their Congressional Record collection.

Further information about the types of materials published in the Congressional Record and how it is organized is available on the Congress.gov site About the Congressional Record.

  

Federal Register Access

The GPO website Federal Register provides links to daily issues of the Federal Register, 1994 - present.

Approximately two years of the most recent Federal Registers are also available in hard copy in the Legal Collection at NOAA Central Library

  • NOAA staff NOAA-wide may select HeinOnlinefrom NOAA Central Library's "Databases and Article Searching" page to access Federal Registers. Under "Browse Collections by Name" select "Federal Register Library". Covers 1936 - present.

  • NOAA staff can also access the Federal Register in Nexis.com from NOAA Central Library's "Databases and Article Searching" page. On the menu bar under the black "Search" tab select "Legal". Select "Federal Register" on the sidebar. Covers 1980-present. Note:NOAA staff may need to contact NOAA Central Library for an individual Nexis account.

  • NOAA staff and the public may visit NOAA Central Library, which has these runs of the Federal Register:
    Vol. 2 (1937) through Vol. 36 (1981) - on microfilm.
    Vol. 47 (1982) through the present - on microfiche.

  • People outside the area who wish to access older issues of the Federal Register may visit the GPO Access web site's Find a Federal Depository Library Near You page to contact a depository near them about the range of their Federal Register collection.

Further information about the types of materials published in the Federal Register and related publications in the Federal Register publications system is available on the National Archives Federal Register page.

 

International Whaling Commission Scientific Committee papers

International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee papers are available at NOAA's National Marine Mammals Laboratory (NMML) Library in Seattle. The IWC Scientific Committee papers collection at the NMML Library includes papers from 1949 to the present, with 2004 to the present in electronic format.

These IWC Scientific Committee papers tend to be cited and summarized in the Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, but the Journal does not publish the full-text of the papers. For information about accessing the papers, contact:

National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML) Library
206-526-4013
nmml.library@noaa.gov
NMML Library Web site

  

NOAA Photo Library - how to credit

Most images in the NOAA Photo Library are in the public domain and cannot be copyrighted. You have permission to use any images that are not identified as copyrighted. Please credit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Library and the photographer, if identified.

The About the Images page explains this restriction, and how to download images.

  

NOAA Sources of Moving Images

Videorecordings from NOAA, other Federal agencies, and commercial producers may be discovered by searching the catalog of the NOAA Library and Information Network: NOAA Libraries' Catalog (NOAALINC)

NOAA B-Roll

Another source of motion picture and video footage from NOAA, is:
The National Archives Archival Research Catalog (ARC)

  

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NOAA General Information

NOAA-wide Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - This page features links to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pages of NOAA's various offices and programs, addressing their various subject areas and operations. They are categorized by NOAA topic, and include information identifying the office or program which produced the FAQ information.

NOAA's homepage

NOAA Organizations page

 

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NOAA History

NOAA History website

NOAA History web site Stories and Tales of the Fisheries Service area

NOAA History web site History of the National Marine Fisheries Service

Voices from the Fisheries - a NOAA Fisheries oral history database documenting the human experience of the fisheries of the U.S.

NOAA records

For information on NOAA's records at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), see this section of NARA's Guide to Federal Records: Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 1860-1993

Related records in other record groups at NARA include:

Women and NOAA

On the "History Makers" section of the NOAA 200th anniversary website, there are profiles of ecologist/author Rachel Carson (who worked for the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries from 1935-1952) and Susan Solomon (a NOAA Senior Scientist who has done pioneering work on ozone depletion in the Antarctic)

Women in the Weather Bureau During World War II

"Women Change the Face of the NOAA Corps" - NOAA Celebrating 200 Years of Science, Service, and Stewardship website

"Evelyn Fields - A Career of Firsts" - NOAA Celebrating 200 Years of Science, Service, and Stewardship website
(first woman and first African-American to hold position of Director of NOAA Corps and Office of Marine and Aviation Operations)

Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer* - National Geographic in the Field web site
(Earle is a former Chief Scientist of NOAA)

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Oceans

  • Ocean Facts - NOAA National Ocean Service
  • World Ocean Database and World Ocean Atlas Series - NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center
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    Weather/Climate Data

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