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Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) Information and Update Session

Saturday, June 24, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Interested in technical reports? Come to the Information and Update Session at ALA!

We invite new and prospective TRAIL members, and those interested in hearing more about our work to make federal technical reports discoverable and searchable, to join us at the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting.

Date:               Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time:               1:00 - 2:30 pm Central Time

Location:        W195 of McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

This is an open meeting.  So please come!

  • TRAIL identifies, digitizes, archives, and provides access to federal technical reports.
  • Technical reports communicate research progress in technology and science; they deliver information for technical development to industry and research institutions contributing to the continued growth of science and technology.
  • These highly detailed reports contain valuable information serving specialized audiences of researchers.
  • While availability to more recent technical report literature has greatly improved with Internet access, many technical reports remain elusive to researchers.