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February 23rd Webinar: Searching the Discovery Layer

Join host and librarian Mike Robinson on February 23rd at 2pm MST in a discussion about an amazing library resource, the Discovery Layer single search box. Search the Discovery Layer for full-text journal articles, ebooks, conference papers, print books, reports, dissertations, and videos held either by Boulder Labs library or thousands of libraries worldwide. Find the most relevant items by using filters to limit your search by categories such as publication year, format, peer-reviewed, and database. The Discovery Layer can also help in finding the best specialized databases to use for further research. Also, learn the basic features of an item's record and how to save to a list, share, and cite it. If you can't find what you need, use the Discovery Layer to send an item's information, error-free, to a request form using your interlibrary loan account. Register today!


NOAA Central Library Feb 12 Webinar:

I Feel the Need... the Need for Publication DOI's

Join NOAA Central Librarians Jenn Fagan-Fry (NOAA IR Manager) and Jeff Rey (Systems Librarian) on Feb 12th at 12pm MST for the first in a two-part series focusing on digital object identifiers, or DOIs. In Part 1, NOAA Central Library staff will discuss what digital object identifiers (DOIs) are, how they are used in academic publishing, who is responsible for creating and maintaining them, and more. Additionally, they will debunk a number of misconceptions about DOIs and how NOAA authors can obtain them. Part 2 of the series will be held in March and will feature dataset DOIs and feature staff from NCEI. Register today!


Feb 11th: International Day of Women & Girls in Science

By resolution of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science is held annually on February 11th. The day recognizes the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. It also promotes full and equal access to participation in science for women and girls.


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