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The BLM Library

Welcome to the BLM Library Website.  We are the BLM's only full-service library with professional staff serving BLM employees across the country. We also are able to assist members of the general public who seek BLM publications and information.           

We offer a comprehensive range of services, including an extensive library catalogpublications, journals, databases, and subject guides.  If you have any questions or can't find what you are looking for, please contact the library at blm_library@blm.gov.

BLM New Publication Spotlight

Recognizing Plant Families of the West is an extensive 215-page field guide created to identify 54 of the most prolific plant families in the West. This beautiful guide offers the basics to plant identification, vocabulary, and over 1,000 beautiful images to assist in recognizing the diagnostic features of each plant family. Each plant family includes a description of general taxonomic, ecological, economical, and ethnographic information. This easy-to-follow plant guide is a must-have for any botanist, field specialist, or hobbyist. The document can be found via this link to view and download.

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Digitized Collection

View over 9,400 digitized publications in the BLM's library collection. They are freely available online and in a variety of file formats, including PDF, HTML, text, Kindle, ePUB, and more.

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Employee Resources

The BLM Library provides worldwide access to the best available scientific, historical, and legal information regarding public lands and natural resources management to support researchers, BLM decision-makers, and others seeking knowledge.  Some of our employee resources include: 

Contact the BLM Library

E-mail: blm_library@blm.gov

Phone: 303-236-6650

Address: Denver Federal Center, Building 50, P.O. Box 25047; Denver, Colorado 80225-0047  

Library Services

The BLM Library, located at the National Operations Center in Denver, exists to serve BLM employees across the country. We also are able to assist members of the general public who seek BLM publications and information. We are the BLM's only full-service library with professional staff. 

Questions? Want to request an item? Contact the BLM Library or visit the Library FAQ.