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    habitat restoration Users can also access the 2002 National Water Quality Assessment Database for state reported water quality information and assessments of individual waterbodies along with information and datasets for Total Maximum Daily Load by EPA regions and the states Access http www epa gov OWOW Sea Grant Administered through NOAA Sea Grant is a nationwide network of 30 university based programs that work with coastal communities to conduct scientific research education training and extension projects designed to foster science based decisions about the use and conservation of aquatic resources Users can access information on theme research and national priority areas funding opportunities outreach and education initiatives and a searchable directory of Sea Grant programs and directors through the Web site Access http www nsgo seagrant org International organizations Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOC IOC is an agency of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO whose mission is to provide a mechanism for global cooperation in the study of ocean and coastal issues Information on IOC efforts to study and facilitate marine environmental protection fisheries and ecosystems climate change ocean observation and monitoring coastal management data management and disaster mitigation along with news and announcements is available A searchable interface for access to IOC publications and reports some of which are accessible in full text is also provided on the Web site Access http ioc unesco org International Council for the Exploration of the Sea ICES Founded in 1902 ICES is an organization that coordinates and promotes marine research in the North Atlantic It is the prime source of advice on the marine ecosystem to governments and international regulatory bodies that manage the North Atlantic Ocean and adjacent seas Users can access the ICES database DATRAS to obtain data on fish distribution from trawl surveys in the North Sea Baltic Sea and Southern and Western part of the Atlantic Ocean and obtain yearly catch records from 1973 to 1990 for more than 200 species in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean using the site s Fish Stats section Also available via the ICES Web site is information on fish stocks and marine ecosystems status reports on ocean climate 1998 2004 zooplankton 1999 2002 maps presenting the distribution of diseases of the fish and shellfish and maps representing harmful algal bloom events from 1990 to 1999 Access http www ices dk International Tsunami Information Center ITIC Established in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO the ITIC monitors the activities of the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific The Web site also provides information about tsunamis what to do in case of a tsunami access to the Historical Tsunami Databases for the Mediterranean Atlantic and Pacific oceans a directory of tsunami experts links to tsunami related research efforts and a list of ITIC publications organized by year Access http ioc3 unesco org itic International Whaling Commission IWC Set up under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling in 1946 the IWC reviews and revises measures which govern the conduct of whaling throughout the world The Web site provides brief summaries on the classification of species life history abundance estimates and some descriptions of individual whale species Individuals can also access information on catch limits welfare issues whale sanctuaries environmental impacts on whales a list of member nations latest news and information on ordering IWC publications including the Reports of the International Whaling Commission Access http www iwcoffice org Academic societies and organizations American Elasmobranch Society This society is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the scientific study of living and fossil sharks skates rays and chimaeras The Web site includes information on species profiles meetings funding bookstore links to Web sites on elasmobranches and careers Also included is an image gallery and link to the International Shark Attack File Access http www flmnh ufl edu fish organizations aes aes htm American Geophysical Union AGU A nonprofit scientific organization established in 1919 AGU focuses on the organization and dissemination of scientific information in the interdisciplinary and international field of geophysics Information about AGU journals Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans and Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres is available Access http www agu org American Fisheries Society AFS Founded in 1870 AFS is the oldest and largest professional society representing fisheries scientists who work to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals Links to meetings AFS chapters and divisions an online bookstore career information and job postings and educational information are available Access http www fisheries org afs index html American Malacological Society This international society was founded in 1931 and is dedicated to the study and conservation of mollusks Information on meetings conservation and publication is available Access http www malacological org index php American Society of Limnology and Oceanography ASLO A leading scientific organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science Information on publications membership funding careers and job opportunities minority programs meetings public policy and related links are available Access http aslo org Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education CORE A nonprofit organization representing 74 of the nation s academic institutions aquaria nonprofit research institutes and federal research laboratories CORE conducts a variety of public policy research and educational activities A directory of CORE institutions along with links to research and education programs federal ocean agencies policy reports and speeches weekly reports employment opportunities and related links are available on the site Access http www coreocean org Crustacean Society This scientific organization focuses on the study and dissemination of knowledge regarding all aspects of the biology of the crustacea The site includes information on society business and news various downloads and links to crustacean related resources on the Web Access http www vims edu tcs Estuarine Research Federation ERF A nonprofit organization established in 1971 the ERF is focused on the study and management of the structure and functions of estuaries and the effects of human activities on

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    News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions de Grummond Children s Literature Collection Go to de Grummond The de Grummond Children s Literature Collection is one of North America s leading resesarch centers in the field of children s literature Although the collection has many strengths its main focus is on American and British children s literature historical and contemporary items The Collection houses original manuscripts and illustrations produced by more than 1 300 children s authors and illustrators that document the entire creative process The original materials are complemented by an ever expanding book collection of more than 160 000 volumes dating from 1530 to the present In addition to books manuscripts and illustrations the collection also houses CD ROMs videos audio cassettes dolls toys and other realia Founded in 1966 by Dr Lena Y de Grummond the Collection was established to preserve the primary literature of children and young adults and to make this literature accessible to scholars in a variety of disciplines including library science education English history sociology women s studies popular culture and American studies The collection contains examples of fables and folklore fairy tales and nursery rhymes primers and schoolbooks children

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    book collection the library subscribes to several serials magazines journals newsletters and numerous other professional and organizational publications relating to Mississippi McCain Library serves as a depository for Mississippi state documents These items provide information on virtually every facet of state government and the economic social and cultural characteristics of the state Many of these can be accessed via the library catalog or by asking the reference librarian A map

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    Plans and Maps Gifts and Donations Hours Libraries Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive Go to the Civil Rights Collection The Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive is an Internet accessible fully searchable database which provides online access to letters diaries photographs state and organizational records oral histories and other primary sources

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    Chat About Us Directory Floor Plans and Maps Gifts and Donations Hours Libraries Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection Go to Editorial Cartoons As a part of a collection of editorial cartoons approximately 3 500 original artworks by more than 300 artists survive as caricatures of contemporary social thought on such topics as the

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    Live Chat About Us Directory Floor Plans and Maps Gifts and Donations Hours Libraries Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage Go to the Center for Oral History The nearly 700 Oral Histories held at the McCain Library Archives are invaluable firsthand accounts of events in Mississippi history including those associated with

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    Guides Articles Databases Ask A Librarian Live Chat About Us Directory Floor Plans and Maps Gifts and Donations Hours Libraries Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions University Archives Go to Archives Home The University Archives serves as the institutional memory of The University of Southern Mississippi by preserving official records photographs and other materials that document the University

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    About Us Directory Floor Plans and Maps Gifts and Donations Hours Libraries Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions Historical Manuscripts Through its Historical Manuscripts Collection the USM Archives provides primary research material on Mississippi s history and culture from the early days of the Mississippi Territory to the present Its holdings are particularly strong in Mississippi politics the

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