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Agricultural and life sciences information and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, agricultural engineering and technology, and earth and environmental sciences.
Agricultural and Environmental Science Database
Broad database that covers many aspects of these areas.
Building Green Suite
Green design, including information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building
Abstracts of applied life sciences literature covering agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health and nutrition.
All fields of Engineering, plus physics, electronics, control, and more.
Medicine and biosciences.
Competitor to Web of Science. Includes all subjects and cited reference searching.
Web of Science/ Web of Knowledge
High impact journal articles in all fields. Includes citation tracking.
Handbooks & encyclopedias
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You can always find individual books in Barton - both electronic and print!
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Appropriate Technology Library
A full-text collection of over one thousand publications covering projects and technical information
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