Agricultural and Natural Resources Databases

AGRICOLA   UCB access only
1970 - present

Covers books and journal articles, with many state agricultural and USDA publications being added from the early 1900s. Subjects include agriculture, agricultural economics, animal science, entomology, horticulture, nutrition, plant diseases, and soil science. Lists all the holdings at the National Agricultural Library, including audiovisual materials.
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1978 - present

An international database on all aspects of marine, freshwater, and brackish environments. Subjects include biology, ecology, fisheries, aquaculture, oceanography, and limnology. Citations come from journals, reports, monographs, dissertations, gray literature, and conference proceedings.
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CAB Abstracts   UCB access only
1910 - present

Indexes books, journals, conference proceedings, reports, and other sources from the agricultural literature and from more than 100 countries. Covers topics such as biodiversity, biotechnology, pest control, environmental pollution, animal science, nutrition and food technology, crop production, natural resources, forestry, environmental policy, and rural development. A new archive of literature from 1910 - 1972 has just been added, combining 17 printed abstracts into a single database. (The material previously accessible through TREECD is included in the CAB Abstracts Archive.)
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1981 - present

Indexes over 6,000 journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books, and government publications covering agricultural biotechnology, air quality, aquatic pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy resources, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, environmental impact statements, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, microbiology, pollution, risk assessment, safety science, toxicology, water pollution, waste management, and water resource issues. Includes Environmental Engineering Abstracts (1990 - present) and Water Resources Abstracts (1967 - present).
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GreenFile   UCB access only
1941 - present

Provides access to scholarly, government, and popular articles on environmental issues including green building, renewable energy, pollution, recycling, sustainable agriculture, and more. Full text is available for some titles.

Oceanic Abstracts   UCB access only
1981 - present

Indexes worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. A leading source of information on topics relating to the oceans, marine biology, physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, as well as environmental, technological, and legislative topics.

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