National Agricultural Library Digital Collections

Catesby_naturalhistory1_blueheron_plate76 The NAL Digital Collections offers one avenue by which customers can use collection materials available in digital format, whether those materials originated in that format or were converted to it later. The NAL Digital Collections offers rich searching, browsing and retrieval of digital materials and collections and provides reliable, long-term online access to selected publications.

The NAL Digital Collections has been formed to help fulfill the NAL's mandate to:

  • acquire and preserve substantive or essential information in the agricultural sciences,
  • document United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) research, and
  • serve as a national resource for agricultural information.