National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Data Center Description
The National Agricultural Library (NAL): advancing access to global information for agriculture.
The National Agricultural Library is one of four national libraries of the United States, with locations in Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections and serves as the nexus for a national network of state land-grant and U.S. Department of Agriculture field libraries. In fiscal year 2005 (Oct 2004 through Sept 2005) NAL delivered more than 80 million direct customer service transactions.