23 science organizations urge Congress to continue funding the USGS Library

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U.S. Geological Survey library in Hooe Building, Washington DC. Note rotating bookcase at left, next to card catalogs, left to right: J.M. Nickles, J.L.V. McCord original Survey librarian, J.E. Latimer, and Mary Coats. 1917.
Twenty-three science organizations, including AGI and 16 Member Societies, have signed a letter urging Congress to provide continued funding to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Library, "one of the world’s largest and most important Earth and natural resources libraries." Read the full letter here.
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists*
  • American Geosciences Institute
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists*
  • American Geophysical Union*
  • American Society of Plant Taxonomists
  • Association of American State Geologists*
  • Association of Earth Science Editors*
  • Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists*
  • Association for Women Geoscientists*
  • Geological Society of America*
  • Geoscience Information Society*
  • Industrial Minerals Association – North America
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers*
  • National Cave and Karst Research Institute*
  • National Mining Association
  • Petroleum History Institute*
  • Reinsurance Association of America
  • Seismological Society of America*
  • Society of Economic Geologists*
  • The Karst Waters Institute*
  • The Society for Organic Petrology*
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
* AGI Member Societies
Edit 6/22/2017: the National Association of Geoscience Teachers signed on after the letter was submitted to Congress.