Reminder! Winter Closure at GBSSRL—December 23–January 1

The Publication Sales and Information Office at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library will be closed December 23–31, 2019 and January 1, 2020 (New Year’s Day).

Orders received after December 16 will be shipped the first week in January 2020.

For those of you who ordered T-shirts, they will be arriving in January.

NBMG Geologic Map T-Shirts—Taking Preorders

“Geologic Map of Nevada” T-shirts will soon be back in stock, and we are taking preorders this week. It is best to place a preorder if you want to be sure to get a certain size and/or color. If you want to order a size that is not on the drop-down menu, please give us a call by Friday, December 13 at 775-682-8766.

We hope the shirts will arrive before we close on December 23 but cannot guarantee the date. Priority will be given to those who place a preorder since we will have those shirts printed first.

Deal of the Week—Free Earthquake Hazard Maps

April 24 through April 30
The following earthquake and geologic hazard maps are free to walk-in customers (April 24 through April 30) and one penny with an online order (while supplies last). All of these maps listed below are also free as digital versions online.

http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Carson-City-7-5-p/um1ai.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Genoa-7-5-quad-p/um1ci.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Mt-Rose-NE-7-5-p/um4bi.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-New-Empire-7-5-p/um1bi.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Reno-7-5-quad-p/um4ai.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Reno-NE-7-5-qua-p/um4ci.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-Reno-NW-7-5-p/um4di.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/EQ-hazards-map-S-Lake-Tahoe-7-5-p/um2ai.htm
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Geol-hazards-map-Washoe-City-p/um5an.htm

Publication Sales and Information Office – Closed December 22–29, 2017

The Publication Sales and Information Office at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library will be closed the week of December 22–29, 2017.

Please note the additional day of closure on Friday December 22.

No orders will be filled during this time period. If you will need any publications before January 2, 2018, please place those orders by December 19 to give us time to fill them before the week that we are closed.

Order online by December 19:
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/

or

Order by phone by December 19:
775-682-8766 (Tues-Fri, 8-4, PST)

If you need to visit the Geological Society of Nevada office during the closure, please contact Laura Ruud:
gsn@gsnv.org
775-323-3500

The NBMG 2018 Nevada Geology Calendar is also available for sale at these locations in Reno—in case you need a last-minute gift during the times that our office is closed:

Wolf Store at UNR
Sundance Books and Music
The Flag Store

Many NBMG publications are available for viewing/downloading on our website:
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/Maps&Data/index.html

You can view/download topo maps free on these pages:
USGS
http://store.usgs.gov
https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/topoview/

National Geographic—FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO! Maps
http://www.natgeomaps.com/trail-maps/pdf-quads

We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday January 2, 2018. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Publication Sales and Information Office Holiday Hours

The Publication Sales and Information Office at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library will be closed the week of December 25–29, 2017.

No orders will be filled during this time period. If you will need any publications before January 2, 2018, please place those orders by December 19 to give us time to fill them before the week that we are closed.

Order online by December 19:
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/

or

Order by phone by December 19:
775-682-8766 (Tues-Fri, 8-4, PST)

The NBMG Public email (nbmg@unr.edu) will not be monitored from December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.

If you need to view air photos or core, please contact David Davis for an appointment in advance of the closure:
ddavis@unr.edu
775-682-8767 (Tues-Fri, 8-4)

If you need to visit the Geological Society of Nevada office during the closure, please contact Laura Ruud:
gsn@gsnv.org
775-323-3500

Many NBMG publications are available for viewing/downloading on our website:
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/Maps&Data/index.html

You can view/download topo maps free on these pages:
USGS
http://store.usgs.gov
https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/topoview/
National Geographic—FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO! Maps
http://www.natgeomaps.com/trail-maps/pdf-quads

We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday January 2, 2018. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Our office is closed on all State of Nevada holidays:
http://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/About/State%20Holidays.pdf

Publication Sales and Information Office Closed December 26–30, 2016

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NBMG’s Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library (aka “The Gold Building”) at 2175 Raggio Parkway in Reno.

The Publication Sales and Information Office at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library will be closed the week of December 26–30, 2016.

No orders will be filled during this time period. If you will need any publications before January 3, 2017, please place those orders by December 20 to give us time to fill them before the week that we are closed.

We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday January 3, 2017. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Free Page-Size Printable Topo Maps: New from National Geographic

“National Geographic has built an easy to use web interface that allows anyone to quickly find any quad in the country for downloading and printing. Each quad has been pre-processed to print on a standard home, letter size printer. These are the same quads that were printed by USGS for decades on giant bus-sized presses but are now available in multi-page PDFs that can be printed just about anywhere.”
http://www.natgeomaps.com/trail-maps/pdf-quads

“They are pre-packaged using the standard 7.5 minute, 1:24,000 base but with some twists:
Page 1 is an overview map showing the Quad in context
Pages 2 through 5 are the standard USGS Quads cut in quarters to fit on standard printers

Hillshading has been added to each page of the PDF to help visualize the topography.”

NBMG also sells full-size color topo maps—at our Reno office or on our shopping cart:
USGS Topo Maps
Interactive Topographic Map Index