U.S. Technical Reports - Introduction
Listed below are finding aids and full-text sources for technical reports from selected U.S. government agencies: the Dept. of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and multiple U.S. agency resources including NTIS and TRAIL. As a federal depository library Alderman receives many U.S. technical reports, but not all. You may request via Interlibrary Services reports not available at UVA.
See also the following resources:
Dept. of Energy (DOE)
Library holdings in microfiche
The library owns a collection of over 200,000 DOE microfiche, filed under the call numbers ER 1.11:, E 1.28 and E 1.99. Some of these reports are indexed in VIRGO, but most are not individually indexed in VIRGO. Fiche location: 3EAST Reading Room.
NOTE: If you have a report number that looks like ERDA/JPL/954465 or CONF/76-82 or ALO/3727-77/1 it might have been cataloged under any of the Energy Department technical report stems (ER 1.11:, E 1.28, E 1.99:) and it might be in either paper or microfiche. Best Bet - look all three (six - paper and fiche) places, regardless of what VIRGO says.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Index and full-text resources:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Contractor Reports (CR) NAS 1.26
Conference Publications (CP) NAS 1.55
Educational Publications (EP) NAS 1.19
Reference Publications (RP) NAS 1.61
Special Publications (SP) NAS 1.21
Technical Memorandums (TM) NAS 1.15
Technical Notes (TN) NAS 1.14
Technical Papers (TP) NAS 1.60
Technical Reports (TR) NAS 1.12
Resources for searching across multiple U.S. agencies
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