Answered By: Peter Z McKay
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014     Views: 110

Selected Library Databases:

  • Web of Science® (1899-present)  
    Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. Features: navigate with cited reference searching and author finder and; use the analyze tool to identify trends and patterns.
  • CABI: CAB Abstracts® (1910-present)  
    Provides authoritative research information on agriculture, environment and related applied life sciences.
  • BIOSIS Previews® (1926-present)  
    Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.
  • Zoological Record® (1864-present)  
    The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology. Determine the first appearance of an animal name; track classification changes and; keep up with new and endangered species.
  • Agricola 1970-present. (CSA)  
    Provides selective worldwide coverage of primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. The literature cited is primarily in English, but over one-third of the database comprises citations in Western European, Slavic, Asian, and African languages. Over 4,782,135 records as of October 2009.
  • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus(WilsonWeb)  
    Access to the core literature of biology and agriculture—much of it from peer-reviewed journals. Coverage dates: Indexing 1983+, Abstracting 1994+, “select” Full Text 1994+.
  • Ecology Abstracts 1982 - current (CSA)  
    Focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are relevant papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment. Over 440,477 records as of October 2009.
  • TOXLINE 1998-current (CSA)  
    Access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. Over 763,132 records as of October 2009
  • Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (NISC)  
  • PubMed (with UF holdings) (National Library of Medicine)  
  • Plant Management Network (PMN)  
    A not-for-profit, online publishing effort whose mission is to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. PMN is jointly managed by the American Phytopathological Society, American Society of Agronomy, and Crop Science Society of America, in conjunction with many other partners, including scientific societies, agricultural universities, and agribusiness.
  • Plant Science 1994 - current (CSA)  
    Scientific literature on plant science, focussing on all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology. Over 250 primary research journals are scanned by specialized scientific editors to add approximately 23,000 titles to the database each year.


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