The National Park Service explains decisions, documents information, and shares knowledge through a variety of publications, many of which are available online. This online library includes both contemporary and historical reports.
NPS Public Databases
(may be useful for casual browsers or serious researchers)
- Archeology: Information on arcehological activities nationwide
- NPGallery: NPS digital media including photos, documents, drawings, audio, video, maps, and GIS images
- NPS Library: Centralized catalog of materials stored at individual park and regional libraries
- National Register of Historic Places: List of the nation's historic places
- Natural Resource Inventories of Parks: Point-in-time surveys of parks' significant natural resources such as air, water, plants, and animals