Other libraries provide an alternate source of documents and journals which may not be available in the Cal/EPA Library. To take advantage of these resources, the Cal/EPA library offers interlibrary loan and document delivery service for staff.
The State Library is the main research library for state government, providing reference and information services to all state government and specialized objective and nonpartisan services to the Legislature, Governor's office and other state constitutional officers.
Melvyl contains the combined records of the University of California's 10 campuses. Holdings, include books, journals, maps, videos, sound recordings. Included with the UC system are the holdings of the California State Library, California Academy of Sciences, California Historical Society, Center for Research Libraries, and the Graduate Theological Union.
California State University Libraries Catalogs
The California State University systems consists of 23 campuses found throughout the state. The CSU library system offers a wide variety of materials that can be accessed via individual campus library websites. Closest to the CalEPA Library is the California State University, Sacramento at http://library.csus.edu/.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is one of the largest libraries in the world, providing research to Congress and various information services to the rest of the library community.
The Sacramento Public Library is comprised of some 26 branches located throughout the city with the main Central Library located across the street from Cal/EPA Headquarters. Among services offered, SPL provides access to a variety of online databases, several being in the subject areas of business and several providing full text/citation access to newspapers and magazines. Many of these databases can be accessed from staff workstations (using a public library card). There is a centralized telephone reference service, TELIS, available at 916-264-2920.
Library System (OLS)
The EPA Library Network established in 1971, is composed of libraries in the Agency's Headquarters, Regional and Field Office Research Centers, and specialized laboratories located throughout the country.
Center for Biotechnology Information (Entrez)
This site provides access to the major databases of the National Center for Biotechnology Information including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, etc.
U.S. Dept. of Energy,
Office of Science and Technical Information
This site provides access to a wealth of energy, science, and technology research and development (R&D) information from the Manhattan Project to the present.
Publication Office (Science.Gov)
This site is a gateway to authoritative selected science information from U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.
Resource Exchange (P2Rx)
Consortium of eight regional information centers providing pollution prevention information.