New Leaves: Environment and Energy Online Sources
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Presentation file (PDF), Betsy Herzog/RMI
This program, broadcast on March 18, 2012, features a scan of primary sources in energy and environmental science. Special librarians from nonprofit, academic, and government settings reveal the resources that help their patrons understand our changing world.
- Dedre Henderson (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 Technical Library, Denver, Colorado) unlocks online EPA resources on popular topics like carbon footprints and fuel economy; information specific to the Rocky Mountain region; and laws and regulations.
- Betsy Herzog (Rocky Mountain Institute, Snowmass, Colorado) presents materials on applied research related to complex energy challenges.
- Shelly Sommer (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research/INSTAAR Library, University of Colorado-Boulder) shows a selection of free online resources, some useful to scientists and others to members of the public wanting information on climate, invasive species, and other environmental science topics.
About the Presenters
Dedre Henderson is a librarian contractor in a Federal government agency who focuses on environment science, regulations, and policy in the Western U.S. and assists both EPA staff and the public. Betsy Herzog works in a nonprofit setting at the Rocky Mountain Institute, focusing on energy, engineering, buildings, economics, policy, and finance information. Shelly Sommer works in an academic setting at the University of Colorado’s Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, where she connects research scientists and graduate students with information and data in the earth and environmental sciences.