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This guide covers search tools for research in topics related to Agriculture

Need Resources for Agriculture?

Below is a list of databases that you can use to search for resources such as journal articles, books, dissertations, etc. 

Agricola - Created by the National Agricultural Library (NAL), it covers animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences. Coverage: 1970 - present

SCOPUS - SCOPUS is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Science Direct - This database is a scientific research index that contains journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences. Most of these are available full text online. (Elsevier publications)

Google Scholar - Google's search engine for scholarly research. It indexes citations, abstracts, and full-text articles, books, conference proceedings, theses, online repositories, patents, legal cases, and more.‚Äč

CAB Direct - CAB Direct is the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health. CAB Direct provides a convenient, single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions

PubAg  - Search engine for literature published by USDA scientists. From the National Agriculture Librar


Need a list of the top journals in Agriculture?

1.  Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment

2. Agricultural Systems

3.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

4.  Agriculture and Human Values

5.  Annals of Applied Biology

6.  Journal of Dairy Science

7.  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

8.  Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

9.  Precision Agriculture

10. Agricultural and Food Science


Need Off Campus Access?

Off-Campus Login 

As an OSU student you have access to paid resources such as journal articles.  To access these resources off-campus, you will need to login.  Click on the above link titled "Off-Campus Login".  Enter in your email and password.  You will then have access to all paid resources. 

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