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Finding Articles

Electronic Journals: To browse or search specific journals.

Citation Linker: To find and access the text of an article when you have a full or partial citation.

Article Databases: To select a database to search for journal articles, papers presented at conferences, book chapters, and other sources.

UC-eLinks: Click to access full text.

Proxy Server: To connect from off-campus.

Plant Systematics Databases Years Covered

AGRICOLA
Agriculture, biotechnology, ecology, economics, and forestry; indexes journal articles and USDA reports. US focus.

RefWorks: Importing citations from AGRICOLA and other ProQuest databases

1970-present

BIOSIS
The most comprehensive biological sciences article database; indexes over 6000 peer-reviewed journals.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)

RefWorks: Importing references from BIOSIS/Web of Knowledge databases

1926-present

CAB Abstracts
Ecology, forestry, agriculture, rural sociology, and economics. U.S. and international focus.

RefWorks: Importing references from BIOSIS/Web of Knowledge databases

1910-present

PubMed
Indexes articles from more than 4500 journals in biology and biomedicine.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)

RefWorks: Importing references from PubMed

1947-present

Scopus
Indexes over 21,000 journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, and book series.

RefWorks: Importing references from Scopus

1960-present

Web of Science
Indexes core journals in all scientific fields. Allows cited reference searching, which allows you to identify later articles which cite a given author or article.

RefWorks: Importing references from BIOSIS/Web of Knowledge databases

1901-present

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Finding Books

Search one of the resources below for books, journals, dissertations, and other materials.

Resource Coverage Unique Features
OskiCat

OskiCat Quick Guide (PDF)

RefWorks: Importing records from OskiCat
Most UCB libraries
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  • Renew your books online
  • Find course reserves
  • Request checked out or offsite items
  • Restrict your search to a specific library, online items, or available items only.
Melvyl

Melvyl Guide
Most UCB libraries and many libraries worldwide, plus citations to selected articles
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  • Search libraries worldwide
  • Request items UCB doesn't own
  • Create and save lists and add tags to items
  • Automatically format citations
Electronic Books Links to Google Books, Biodiversity Heritage Library, and other electronic book resources.
  • Search the full text of relevant materials
  • Full text may be available online
Dissertations and Theses 1743-present
  • Citations to nearly 3 million dissertations
  • Full text of all UC dissertations since 1997
  • Search by topic, university, and/or thesis advisor

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Selected Reference Works

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Herbaria and Herbarium Databases

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Selected Web Resources

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