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2017 Lunch and Learn Series: EPA Region 4 Library

Join us in a talk and tour with Joshua Grimes, MLIS, Librarian and AMTIS, Inc., contractor to the U.S. EPA Region 4 Library.

When:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Where:
U.S. EPA Region 4 Library
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, 9th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

The Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center is located in downtown Atlanta at the intersection of MLK, Jr. Drive and Forsyth Street. Paid parking is available in the Gulch Lot, directly behind the building. MARTA’s Five Points Station is adjacent to the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center.

Cost:
Members: Free
Retirees & Students: Free
Non-Members: $5 (payable at event)

To RSVP, contact: Dr. Clara R. Williams at claraw528@gmail.com or 404-797-5730. Space will be limited to 15 participants.

About the U.S. EPA Region 4 Library
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. EPA’s Region 4 Library is responsible for serving the EPA’s and the local community’s information needs. The Library’s 35,000+ item collection includes thousands of topography/water table maps, a comprehensive collection of CFRs and FRs, and an extensive legal collection. The Region 4 Library serves the needs of EPA employees (regular and attorneys) the public, and students alike. All of these items are free to use, as well as open to the public. The Region 4 Library also has an extensive digital database, called the EPA Desktop Library. This database holds a collection of thousands of journals, other databases, and PDFs of scientific material.

About Joshua
Born in Atlanta, Joshua Grimes has, one way or another, spent his life in libraries. From a kid stumbling to the children’s section to a teenager awkwardly searching around the young adult section, libraries have always been a constant in his life. In high school, Joshua volunteered with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System his senior, and continued this trend by volunteering at his underground institution, Xavier University of New Orleans, his senior year. In graduate school, his experiences in libraries included working with Special Collections in Louisiana State University’s Hill Memorial Library, as well as working with the Baton Rouge Public Library System. Currently, Joshua is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 4 Librarian. He has been in that position for 7 years, and is responsible for the Regional as well as the Legal Library.

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