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Using the Agricultural, Environmental, and Food Literature

Edited By: Barbara S Hutchinson and Antoinette Paris-Greider

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #159895 | ISBN: 0824708008
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About this book

This reference provides the groundwork, tools, and terminology required when conducting specialized searches for information and resources pertaining to traditional and emerging fields of agriculture. The editors present 16 contributions from librarians and other information workers that offer information on research resources across the academic agricultural disciplines. They offer information on library catalog search strategies, abstracts and indexes, bibliographies and literature guides, search engines, government documents, and other research related information. Each contribution addresses research in a particular sub-field of the general discipline of agricultural sciences.


An introduction to the literature and general resources; agricultural economics; agricultural and biosensing engineering; animal health and veterinary science; animal science and livestock production; environment and natural resources; farming andfarming systems; field crops; food marketing; food science; grey literature and extension resources; horticulture; human nutrition; rural development and sociology; rural development and rural sociology (international).

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