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My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
My summer at yellowstone national park
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My summer at yellowstone national park

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A review of my summer in Yellowstone National Park as an intern at the Yellowstone Research Library.

A review of my summer in Yellowstone National Park as an intern at the Yellowstone Research Library.

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  • 1. My summer at Yellowstone National Park <br />Stefanie Caloia<br />
  • 2. “…for the benefit and enjoyment of the people”<br />First national park, est. 1872<br />2,000,000 acres in WY, ID, MT<br />Run by the army, 1886-1917<br />Contains half of the world’s thermal features, including geysers, fumaroles, mud pots, hot springs<br />Excellent wildlife viewing opportunities: bison, elk, wolves, grizzly & black bears <br />More YNP information: http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/<br />Image source: http://www.nps.gov/features/yell/slidefile/history/brochuresguides/Page.htm<br />
  • 3. The Yellowstone Research LibraryHeritage & Research Center (HRC)Gardiner, MT<br />
  • 4. The Heritage & Research Center<br /><ul><li>Not a common facility for a national park
  • 5. Opened in 2005
  • 6. Labs – archeology and geology
  • 7. Herbarium
  • 8. Offices
  • 9. Museum Storage
  • 10. Library
  • 11. Archives</li></li></ul><li>Yellowstone Research Library (YRL)<br />
  • 12. Yellowstone Research Library<br />10,000+ books<br />3,000 rare books<br />11,000+ vertical file materials, or 85 linear ft (I measured!)<br />10,000 maps<br />Part of WYLD consortium <br />
  • 13. Reading Room<br />Shared by library and archives patrons<br />First table reserved for archives and rare books<br />Vertical file cabinets<br />Computer terminals for catalog access<br />Media rooms<br />
  • 14. What does YRL collect?<br />Everything to do with Yellowstone!<br />Materials on:<br />Plants<br />Animals<br />Geology<br />Thermal Features<br />History<br />Art<br />Fiction<br />Including books, periodicals, DVDs, VHS, CDs, Theses and Dissertations<br />Image source: http://www.amazon.com/Bachelor-Father-Heart-West/dp/0373825870/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1284051053&sr=8-2<br />
  • 15. What’s in the archives?<br />Park administration records<br />Concessionaires records<br />Personal papers and manuscripts<br />NARA affiliated, permanent collection kept on-site.<br />
  • 16. YRL Patrons<br />Open to the public<br />Park Employees and Yellowstone Association Members can check out materials<br />Independent researchers, genealogists, and curious park visitors<br />
  • 17. Employees<br />Curator & Registrar<br />2 Librarians (funded by YA)<br />Archivist & Archives Technician<br />Historian<br />Museum, Library, and Archives interns<br />Volunteers<br />Bob<br />
  • 18. What does a library intern do at YRL?<br />Reference desk<br />Cataloging, cataloging, cataloging<br />Preservation of rare books<br />Bookmobile<br />Tours<br />
  • 19. Life in Yellowstone<br />
  • 20. Life in Yellowstone<br />Snow is typical 10 months out of the year…<br />
  • 21. Life in Yellowstone<br />Not your average traffic jams…<br />
  • 22. Life in Yellowstone<br />Always check for wildlife before going outside…<br />
  • 23. Life in Yellowstone<br />Plenty to see in your free time….<br />
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  • 27. More pictures at www.yellowstonesummer.wordpress.com<br />More YNP information at www.nps.gov/yell/<br />

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