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Data Citation Index - Trial & Training

The Boulder Labs Library is currently running a trial of the Web of Science, Data Citation Index to determine its usefulness and relevance to NOAA & NTIA research. To access the database, in Web of Science, click the drop-down menu next to the “Search” tab, and select “Data Citation Index.” Features include:

To learn more about this new database, please attend the following webinar. It will provide an overview and instruction on use.

No pre-registration required.

The Boulder Labs Library would appreciate your feedback concerning the Data Citation Index. After using the database, please send your comments to Joan Segal,, x5550.

Added 5/3


OSDC Cloud-Based Data Hosting

Opensciencedatacloud (OSDC) enables researchers to upload, store, share, and analyze scientific datasets on the terabyte and petabyte scales, with the purpose of improving the reproducibility and transparency of research. Features include:

For researchers interested in contributing data, read the OSDC page on Resources Availability and Allocation.

Added 5/11


Say Hello to Patti Marraro, the Library’s New Collection Services Coordinator!

The Boulder Labs Library is pleased to welcome Patti Marraro as Collection Services Coordinator. She has over thirty-four years of experience working in NOAA, twenty-two of them providing a wide array of library services. Prior to becoming Collection Services Coordinator at BLL, Patti was the Technical Information Specialist and a Fishery Biologist at the NOAA Beaufort Laboratory in North Carolina. She earned her Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from North Carolina Central University in Durham and her undergraduate degrees from Texas A&M University in Galveston

In her spare time, Patti enjoys quilting, traveling, cooking, walking, biking, reading and/or listening to Audible books. She is currently listening to the Outlander series.


Added 5/17


Web of Science Coverage Now Back to 1900 for NOAA, NTIA Users

The date range for Web of Science access by Boulder Labs NOAA and NTIA users has expanded back to the year 1900. This expanded access includes all formats, such as:

As a reminder, the  Data Citation Index trial is still in process. To learn more, see the May 3, 2016 library news.

Added 5/25


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