The purpose of the Library is to meet the literature and information needs of the laboratory's researchers. It also serves other agencies and the community at large (by appointment) as a center of information on the subjects of fisheries, marine biology, oceanography and ecology.

Library Collection

The collection consists of approximately 4,000 book volumes, 400 periodical titles, and 8,000 technical reports. Additionally, the library subscribes to a multitude of journals via electronic access. Special collections include publications on the local estuary, St. Andrew Bay, a species information file and 35mm slide collection.

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Staff Publications and Reports

The Library maintains a list of publications of the laboratory's research staff, 1972 to present. PDF's are available upon request.

Panama City Laboratory Staff Publications.

Interlibrary Loan:

Loans and photocopies are available through interlibrary loan. No fees are charged to other libraries. The Library uses the OCLC interlibrary loan system. The Library's OCLC symbol is FD6.

Library Web-Based Bibliographic Databases

These databases were created by Rosalie Shaffer. They are made available through the assistance of the NOAA AOML Library in Miami, Florida.

Choctawhatchee Bay Virtual Library

St. Andrew Bay Virtual Library

St.Joseph Virtual Library

Other Resources

International Association of Marine Science Libraries & Information Centers (IAMSLIC)

NOAA Library Network Directory

Southeast Affiliate of IAMSLIC Libraries (SAIL)



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