Main Databases for Agriculture
Worldwide coverage of the agricultural literature. Also available via NAL.
Coverage: 1970 – present.
(Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau)
Covers agriculture, forestry, human health, management of natural resources, and sustainable development, with particular attention to the needs of developing countries.
Coverage: 1910 – present.
Fully searchable and browsable technical documents published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Includes:
|Annual Meeting Papers
||2001 – present
||PSE S675 A516 mf11 [microfiche] 1968-2000.
|Applied Engineering in Agriculture
||v.1 (1985) – present
||PSE S671 A37, v.2 (1986)-current
|ASABE Standards (formerly ASAE)
||S671 A41 Current edition at PSE Ref. previous at NRLF.
|Biological Engineering Transactions
(formerly Biological Engineering)
|v.1 (2008) – present
|Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health
||v.1 (1995) – present
||Shields S565 J65, v.1 (1995)-current
||v.15 (2008) – present
||Shields S671 R47, v.1 (1994)-current
|Transactions of the ASABE
ASAE v. 1 (1958) — v. 48(2005)
ASABE v. 49 (2006) — present
|v.1 (1958) – present
||Shields S671 A49: 1907-1935.
Shields S671 A5: 1958-1962.
PSE S671 A5: 1963-current.
BIOSOS Main Database for Biology
Contains citations to items in over 6,000 journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports, in all areas of the life sciences and biology, including bioengineering and biotechnology. Coverage: 1969 – present.
Compendex Main Database for Engineering
The most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature, containing references to over 5000 engineering journals and conferences. About half the citations (from 2600 journals and conferences) include abstracts and indexing in the records. Coverage: 1884 – present.
Use Web of Science to find scholarly articles in all disciplines, including chemical engineering and materials science. This database can also be used to identify articles that cite an author or article that you specify. Coverage: 1900 – present. Cited Reference Searching: 1900 – present.
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HOW?: Sign-in to WOS. Run Search. Click: Search History (top left). Click: Save History/Create Alert. Name it, specify alert frequency & format, save it.
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Citation-Alert: Email me when someone cites article X.
HOW?: Sign-in to WOS. Find article, click on title. Click: Create Citation Alert (on right)
WOS Help: Citation Alerts
Scopus Covers All Disciplines
Scopus indexes, selectively abstracts and provides citation analysis for approximately 20,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 international publishers, as well as 2,600 open access journals, published sets of conference proceedings, trade publications, books, patents (from the USPTO, European Patent Office, Japan Patent office, World Intellectual Property Organization and the UK Intellectual Property Office) and millions of selected web pages. Coverage extends across disciplines in the life and health sciences, the physical sciences, the social sciences and the arts and humanities.
Academic Search Complete
Articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals for the humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, engineering, business and interdisciplinary fields, with over 5,500 full-text periodicals. Also includes indexing for some newspapers, books and primary sources. Coverage: 1887 – present.
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
Includes information on the science, technology and management of marine, freshwater, and brackish water environments and organisms.
Coverage: 1978 – present.
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
Major areas of coverage include aquatic pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy resources, environmental biotechnology & engineering, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, microbiology, and risk assessment. Databases and coverage include:
Fish and Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide
Covers fish, fisheries and aquaculture, including biology, genetics, natural history, behavior, diseases, parasites, limnology and oceanography, habitat management, culture, propagation, fish processing, marketing, and fisheries management.
Coverage: 1971 – present.
Food Science and Technology Abstracts
Comprehensive coverage of food sciences, products and processing including the relevant basic sciences, economics and legislation.
Coverage: 1969 – present.
Oceanic Abstracts covers marine biology and biological oceanography, physical and chemical oceanography, meteorology, geology, geophysics, geochemistry, marine pollution, conservation, environmental protection, fisheries, aquaculture, nonliving resources and technology, ships and shipping, navigation and communications. Coverage: 1981 – present.
PubMed Main Database for Medicine
PubMed indexes the medical literature, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and preclinical sciences. It contains over 20 million citations and indexes over 8,400 journals. PubMed is produced by the National Library of Medicine. Coverage: 1946 – present.
SciFinder Main Database for Chemistry
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SciFinder is the most comprehensive bibliographic database for scholarly research in the field of chemistry. It contains over 29 million citations and indexes over 10,000 journals, covering all aspects of chemistry, including chemical aspects of: biology and life sciences, engineering and materials science, food science, geology, medicine, physics, and polymer science. SciFinder also allows searching of chemical substances, chemical reactions, and includes some property data and spectra. It is the online version of Chemical Abstracts. Coverage: 1907 – present (with selected pre-1907 material). Cited Reference Searching: 1996 – present.
Offers rapid access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. Coverage: 1994 – present.
Comprehensive coverage of zoology; including behavior, ecology, evolution, habitat, nutrition, parasitology, reproduction, taxonomy and zoogeography.
Coverage: 1978 – present.
All Physical Sciences & Engineering Library Databases
Databases for articles, reports, data and properties, used in physical sciences & engineering.