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Lynda J. Garrett

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
12100 Beech Forest Road
Laurel, MD 20708

Photo of Lynda J. Garrett

Telephone: 301 497-5550

Fax: 301 497-5545

Email: LGarrett@usgs.gov

Volunteer librarian

Primary Responsibilities:  To assist in accomplishing the library responsibilities and transition to new staff.

Education/Training: 
B.A., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1965, History/French
LBSC 671, Organization of Knowledge in Libraries (cataloging and classification), University of Maryland, College of Library and Information Science, 1980.

Areas of Expertise/Interest: OCLC cataloging of biological materials; Federal procurement of library materials and services; searching online bibliographic databases.

Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 

Star Award, July 1997, for Library service to Patuxent staff

Superior Service Award, December 1998, for 29 years of Librarianship with the Department of Interior

Star Award, April 2000, for contribution to the CEE-TV online database

Star Award, May 2000, for contribution to the Contaminant Hazard Reviews CD-ROM

Star Award, April 2004, for preparation of materials for Biennial Science Meeting

Star Award, September 2006, for Continuity of Operations Plan deployment exercise

Star Award, October 2006, for preparation of materials for Biennial Science Meeting

Publications/Products: 

Eisler, R., R. E. Munro, L. M. Loges, K. Boone, M. M. Paul, and L. J. Garrett.  2000.  Contaminant Hazard Reviews 1-35 [on CD-Rom].   Biological report ; Biological Science Report ; Contaminant Hazards Reviews Report  U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD. 

Rattner, B. A., J. L. Pearson, L. J. Garrett, R. M. Erwin, A. Walz, and M. A. Ottinger.  1997.  A new database on contaminant exposure and effects in terrestrial vertebrates for natural resource managers.  Pages 71-74 in H. R. Barrett, editor.  Proceedings:  Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers 5th Annual Conference, August 3-4, Reston, VA. 

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