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The Agricola databases covers agriculture, animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. It also includes coverage of the collection of the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL).
Indexes and abstracts a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, and ecology, some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Formerly known as: CSA Biological Sciences; 1946 - present.
Full text access to over 190 scholarly journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Subscription includes BioOne and BioOne.2.
NCBI supports and distributes a variety of databases for the medical and scientific communities, including: the GenBank DNA sequence database; the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM); the Molecular Modeling Database (MMDB) of 3D protein structures; the Unique Human Gene Sequence Collection (UniGene); a Gene Map of the Human Genome; the Taxonomy Browser; and the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project (CGAP), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute.
Comprehensive index to scholarship of life sciences and biomedicine. Compiled by the U.S. National Library of Medicine; links to subscription-based and free full text articles; 1950 - present.
Full text of over 2,500 Elsevier journals and 11 encyclopedias in the sciences and social sciences. Coverage for most titles is 1993 - or 1995 - present.
Indexes and abstracts scientific, technical, medical, social sciences and some humanities literature and web resources. Includes citation tracking and links to full text articles. Early 1900's - present for some abstracts; 1996 - present for citation tracking.
Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. It includes 1000s of species accounts about individual animal species. These may include text, pictures of living animals, photographs and movies of specimens, and/or recordings of sounds. (Students write the text of these accounts and we cannot guarantee their accuracy.)Also descriptions of levels of organization above the species level, especially phyla, classes, and in some cases, orders and families. Hundreds of hyperlinked pages and images illustrate the traits and general biology of these groups. (Professional biologists prepare this part.)
Core Historical Literature of Agriculture
From Cornell University, CHLA is an electronic collection of agricultural books and periodicals published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century in the fields of agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science.
Missouri Botanical Garden Botanicus Digital Library
Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library. Includes over 1,000 books and periodicals.
Birds of North America Online
The electronic version of the 18 volume Birds of North America completed in 2002. Provides detailed scientific information for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada. Account contents are updated frequently, and include image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and recordings of that bird's songs and calls. Produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
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