The CAB Direct platform is available for trial by University of Maryland faculty and students. This interface provides access to CAB Abstracts and Global Health, leading databases in agriculture and applied life sciences.
The short video below will get you started using this search tool to locate information you need to support your research!
Below are a list of major scientific literature indexes and tools that you should consult first when conducting a literature review in support of a thesis, dissertation, article, or monograph. After consulting some of these, view the databases by subject page for additional suggested resources in your subject discipline.
What does this guide cover?
This guide provides an overview of electronic resources for research and coursework in Animal and Avian Sciences (ANSC), Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP), Environmental Science and Technology (ENST), Nutrition and Food Science (NFSC), Plant Science & Landscape Architecture (PSLA), and Veterinary Medicine (VTMD).
Above is a listing of some core article indexes and databases that are useful in a number of disciplines in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The column on the to left lists my contact information, and an overview of some of the library services available to faculty and students. Below is a summary of what you can find elsewhere in this guide.
Lists of useful databases and electronic resources organized by subject disciplines. Select your subject discipline from the menu, but keep in mind that these lists are not necessarily comprehensive. Especially for interdisciplinary research, I encourage you to visit more than one subject page when conducting your search.
Instructions on how to create a good search and how to effectively use major databases, including Scopus, Web of Science, and PubMed. Need more help? Contact me via email to set up a face to face instruction session.
Find materials for your class here - select your class number and instructor from the menu.
Tutorials and instructions on how to use citation management software, including EndNote Web, Mendeley, and Zotero. Select your choice of software from the menu.
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