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Agricultural Experiment Station Library Services and Resources


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Brief description of AES library services and resources. This presentation was offered to IFLA 77 delegates August 19, 2011.

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Agricultural Experiment Station Library Services and Resources

  1. 1. <ul><li>Liz M. Pagán </li></ul><ul><li>IFLA 77 Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>August 19, 2011 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>It was founded in 1915 by Dr. John A. Stevenson, a phytopathologist of the Station </li></ul><ul><li>At the beginning, the collection was the result of publication exchange with other agricultural institutions and organizations from Puerto Rico and other countries. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Users <ul><li>This Library is the only agricultural library in Puerto Rico. The principal users are the Station researchers; however, it also offers its services to the university community and the general public. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Collection <ul><li>Its valuable collection consists of journals, books and indexes in print and electronic format. A comprehensive collection of documents, pamphlets, thesis and AES publications are part of library strengths. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Services <ul><li>The Library is staffed by dedicated personnel that provide the following services: document delivery, library loans, requests for interlibrary loans, manual and electronic literature and information services, photocopies, and document circulation. Also the library staff provides seminars and workshops about information searching, databases, and other fields as requested. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Innovative Projects <ul><li>Digitizing Historical Resources Project (2008-present) </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Information Center Project (2011-present) </li></ul>
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  8. 8. Online Access
  9. 9. Website
  10. 10. Thanks! <ul><li>The most way to succeed is always to try just one more time! Thomas Edison </li></ul>
  11. 11. THANK YOU……. Dr. Liz M. Pagán Director Agricultural Experimental Station Library Tel. 787-767-9705 ext. 2052, 2055 [email_address] Skype: liz.pagan Twitter: lizmargarita