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Subject: Plant Science databases

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Plant Science titles

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • AccessScience   

    Science full-text reference database that covers encyclopedia articles, biographies, media, study aids and news sources. On a McGraw-Hill platform.

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)    UW login not required

    Major agricultural indexing database that is based on the National Agriculture Library collection and includes journal articles, book chapters, books, theses, patents, software, media and technical reports back to 1984. On the NAL platform.

  • Biological Abstracts   

    Major biology indexing database that covers journal articles back to 1926. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • CAB Abstracts   

    Agricultural indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses back to 1973. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • CAB Abstracts Archive   

    Agriculture indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses from 1910 to 1972. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • CHEMnetBASE   

    A collection of reference titles from CRC press coverting topics such as chemistry, physics, organic and inorganic compounds, and natural products.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Core Historical Literature of Agriculture    UW login not required

    Digital library of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science, forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science. Maintained by the Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)   

    Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

  • Global Plants   

    Global Plants is a community-contributed database where worldwide herbaria can share their plant type specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context.

  • International Plant Names Index    UW login not required

    Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes

  • JSTOR Global Plants   

    Botanical indexing/full-text database the reproduces backfiles of journals to their beginnings, botanical specimens, reference works, correspondence and illustrations. On the JSTOR platform.

  • National Agricultural Library Digital Collections    UW login not required

    Interface for searching and browsing the digital collections of the National Agricultural Library, including the full text of peer-reviewed articles by US Department of Agriculture authors. Other collections include: Fruit and Vegetable Market News Collection; Historical Gypsy Moth Publications Collection; Organic Roots Collection; Plant Inventory, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Reports of Bean Improvement Cooperative and National Dry Bean Council Research Conference; Rural Development Publications Collection; USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection; World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) Collection.

  • Plant Science   

    Database contains citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science, focusing on all plant scientific aspects, especially pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, techniques and environmental biology.

  • Proceedings (Abstracts) of ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Annual Meetings    UW login not required

    Abstracts of conference sessions from American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meetings. Abstracts from 2010 on are searchable; to browse abstracts from 2005-2009, visit https://www.acsmeetings.org/meetings, and scroll down to the links in the "Past Meetings" section.

  • PubAg    UW login not required

    National Agricultural Library's search engine covering research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. Covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Taylor & Francis Ebooks   

    Collection of ebooks on a wide variety of topics, including titles in the scientific, technical, and medical fields formerly hosted on the CRC NetBASE platform.

  • Turfgrass Information File   

    Grass indexing/full-text database maintained by USGA and Michigan State University on all literature on turfgrass and its maintenance. On a Michigan State University platform.

  • VIVO (USDA)    UW login not required

    Database of research being conducted by US Department of Agriculture scientists.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.


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