Technical Document and Research Center
Science and Technical Support Section
The Technical Document and Research Center supports the mission of the Department of Natural Resources and Parks through the provision of research and current awareness services. The Technical Document collection consists of more than 5,000 technical reports produced by King County agencies, particularly the Department of Natural Resources and Parks and the Department of Transportation. The book collection includes materials on a variety of natural resources and transportation topics, as well as general interest materials. The Research Center exists primarily to support the work of the Department of Natural Resources and Parks, but is open to members of the public.
Search the Online Catalog (external)
Search for documents available from the Technical Document and Research Center.
Research Request Form (King County staff only)
King County staff can submit a request for research, articles, or interlibrary loans to the Research Librarian.
Research Center hours are by appointment only.
Contact the Research Librarian: Dawn Duddleson.
Technical Document and Research Center201 S. Jackson St, KSC-NR-0190
Seattle, WA 98104-3855
Visitors to the King Street Center will need to be brought to the Research Center by a staff member. Please go to the Department of Natural Resources and Parks Director's Office reception desk on the seventh floor of the King Street Center and ask for Research Center staff.
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