Beginning-level resources for locating information in agricultural education and studies.
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2013
Most of our online indexes, ejournals, and full-text articles can be accessed both on and off-campus. Off-campus access requires an ISU Borrower ID and password. See Set your Library password for more information.
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Guide created 2/7/08
Links checked 8/18/10
Text last updated 5/27/11
- Academic Search Premier
A good general-purpose database with journals and popular magazines. Many of the articles are full-text. Useful to anyone seeking information on topics in the areas of current events.
- Access World News
Full text access to over 1500 national and international newspapers. Exellent resource for locating information on current world events such as recent crop damage in foreign countries.
- ACSESS Digital Library (AGRICULTURE)
The ACSESS Digital Library is a complete collection of all content published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. This collection is a work-in-progress and was released to the public during summer 2012. Publications include: journal, magazines, and some e-books.
- ISU Extension Publications
ISU publications - some are available as free PDF files while others are available in the Parks Library. Check the Library Catalog for available of a specific publication.
- USDA Education & Outreach links
- USDA Publications
Links to help locate information in USDA publications.
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