This section of the Atlas website is dedicated to information about Atlas itself and its data. To the left is a menu divided into four main sections: Atlas, Statistics, News, and FAQs.

The Atlas section gives information about Atlas itself.

*Contents You are reading it!
Access Displays the access policy for Atlas
At A Glance Tells a little of the history of Atlas.
Awards Lets Atlas brag a bit.
Citation Gives information about obtaining data CDs.
Data Sources Describes from where Atlas gets its data and to whom the credit should go for creating the data.
Disclaimer States the Atlas data disclaimer, limits of liability, distribution agreement, and property rights.
DVD Orders Gives users information about ordering DVDs with data.
Feedback Gives users contacts for various comments about Atlas.
Privacy Displays the privacy policy that Atlas uses.
The Statistics section gives monthly and yearly statistics on the downloads from Atlas by datatype.
The AtlasAlert menu item allows the user the option of joining the AtlasAlert email list: an email message used by the webmaster to alert Atlas users to changes in the Atlas website.

The News section provides information about changes to Atlas.

Data News Gives the latest in data offerings by Atlas.
Interface News Displays the changes in the web pages of Atlas for locating, downloading, and display data.
The FAQ section currently holds "frequently asked questions" about Atlas datasets.