Using the Agricultural, Environmental, and Food Literature

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Barbara S. Hutchinson, Antoinette Paris-Greider
CRC Press, Jul 17, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 536 pages
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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.

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An Introduction to the Literature and General Sources
1
Agricultural Economics
15
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
53
Animal Health and Veterinary Sciences
75
Animal Science and Livestock Production
135
Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources
157
Farming and Farming Systems
187
Field Crops
241
Food Science
291
Grey Literature and Extension Resources
321
Horticulture
343
Human Nutrition
373
Rural Development and Sociology in the United States
403
International Rural Development and Sociology
435
Soil Science
451
Index
489

Food Marketing
281

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