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Summer Library Challenge: Home

Celebrating 50 years of NOAA,1970s style.


The Challenge 
Starting June 1, each month we'll release three activities: one easy (1 point), one medium (2 points), one hard (3 points). 

How to Play
Complete activities and log them at the link to earn points. 
The highest scoring participant each month will win a NOAA Central Library mug and an Amazon Gift Card. We'll also award mugs to five participants, drawn randomly at the end of the challenge.

Fine Print
All NOAA staff, contractors, and fellows are welcome to participate. In the event of a tie score in any month, the winner will be drawn randomly. Gift Cards will be delivered digitally, mugs will be made available when staff are able to return to the Silver Spring office.


Click on the image below to log your activities!


July 1st - July 31st

Attend a Library Seminar or Coffee & Questions (3 points)

  • Attend any library hosted presentation via webinar.
  • Featured seminar: EndNote Q&A Session, July 22nd 2-3pm. See our calendar for details.


Find an article in the Institutional Repository to read and use citation export feature (2 points)


Download an e-book from the NOAA Central Library (1 points)


Bonus! Office Hours: Section 508 Compliance & the NOAA IR (No points, just learning)

  • NOAA librarians will be ready for you to virtually drop in with your questions about Section 508 Compliance and Institutional Repository Submissions. 
  • Tuesdays 2-3:30 pm
  • Click here to join