Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Online access to journals

As you are researching a topic, you may wish to peruse the following indexes for further information and resources:

Directory of Open Access Journals
"This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals." Includes listings for journals from a variety of subject areas and countries. Searchable, and browsable by subject or journal title. From Lund University Libraries, Sweden.

AGRICOLA and the NAL Catalog
In addition to the National Agricultural Library (NAL) catalog, this site contains AGRICOLA, a database of citations from "journal articles, book chapters, short reports, and reprints." Covers "all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, [and] agricultural economics." Searchable by keyword, and browsable by title, author, and subject. Includes browsable list of indexed journals.

Electronic Sites of Leading Botany, Plant Biology and Science Journals
"These are links to journals in which articles concerning plant biology are published. The sites will almost always have a Tables of Contents available free and may frequently have selected articles, or the entire text online."

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