The National Agricultural Library (NAL) serves not only as a library but has staff that will answer questions and help you find information; this is also true of your local academic library and librarians!
The National Agricultural Library's specialized information centers and partnerships provide access to essential information focusing on specific aspects of agriculture.
Supports the dissemination of agricultural and food law information to consumers, researchers and legal professionals. Partners include:
Specializes in identifying and accessing information related to alternative agricultural enterprises, crops, and cropping systems.
Provides information and training for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.
Delivers credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel, and consumers. Includes the following specialized offerings:
Collects, organizes, and makes available information about food safety research activities.
Serves as a gateway to invasive species information drawn from Federal, state, local, and international sources.
Provides information and referral services to funding sources and relevant programs for those working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas.
Collects, organizes, and communicates the scientific findings, educational methodologies, and public policy issues related to water resources and agriculture.