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Key Agriculture & Horticulture Databases
Web of Science
Excellent research tool for cross-search of major science databases, or search individually: CAB Abstracts (premier database for agriculture, horticulture, forestry and applied life sciences); MEDLINE (medical and health science, including animal diseases, veterinary medicine and zoonoses); Biological Abstracts (entire field of life sciences); Web of Science Core Collection (multidisciplinary citation database; includes Science Citation Index).
Scopus, 1996 to present, plus historical indexing of key scientific titles
Multidisciplinary, citation database, with 100% coverage of Medline titles. Includes articles in press, plus web and patent results.
Multidisciplinary Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.
New Zealand Science
Comprehensive index provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department and the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Other Databases Recommended for Agriculture & Horticulture
Full text database covering New Zealand and Australian veterinary and animal science, and veterinary continuing education publications.
Primary database for chemistry and biochemistry; also valuable for applied sciences, including agriculture, pharmacology, engineering, and environmental topics. Search for chemical data, properties, structures, reactions, literature, citations, patents, and more.
- Note: SciFinder requires mandatory registration before first login
- For further help, see User Guides
Catalogue and journal article index to the collections of the U.S. National Agricultural Library.
Open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics, compiled by the University of Minnesota. Includes working papers, conference papers, and journal articles.
FAO database, covering agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, and human nutrition, from 1975 onwards. Includes unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers and government publications, from over 100 countries.
Full-text library of information relating to beef and sheep health and production in Australia.
New Zealand Fisheries Management Research Database
Primarily New Zealand content about fishing and fisheries management. Covers social, economic, environmental, recreational, and customary rights, (but not biological or scientific information).
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Last updated on Monday 17 May 2021