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Register Now! Tuesday, October 17, 2023 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Slicing through the eyewall of a hurricane, buffeted by howling winds, blinding rain, and violent updrafts and downdrafts before entering the relative calm of the storm’s eye, NOAA pilots, planes, and researchers fly into the world's worst weather.

Join us for the first presentation of the relaunched Around the Bureaus series featuring Lieutenant Commander Dean Legidakes, Deputy Chief of Staff for NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO), who will speak about the exciting and important work done by pilots known as the Hurricane Hunters.

About Around the Bureaus: This series showcases the diverse work of Department of Commerce employees, breaking down silos and encourages cross-bureau collaboration. If you would like to participate in a future presentation, please reach out to the library for more information.

Westlaw Edge is coming soon! Stay up to date with the latest federal briefs.

New in FY24, Westlaw Edge! Commerce staff with an OpenAthens Library Account will automatically be upgraded to Westlaw Edge. Enjoy many new features and content, including Federal Briefs, Dockets, and Arbitration Awards.

Register for our upcoming training, Introducing Westlaw Edge: Enhanced Legal Research, to learn about this new platform.

Check out our latest booklist! Artificial Intelligence

Our book list on Artificial Intelligence is available now! Check out our entire collection of book lists.

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Covers subjects such as global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy. It produces content daily on its website and in four print issues annually. Includes digitized issues of print magazine back to 1970.

U.S. Department of Commerce staff based out of Commerce HQ and International Trade Administration staff worldwide can now access