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.
"This is a useful resource for students and researchers in the disciplines of food science, agriculture and environmental science. Each topic is covered thoroughly and the selected resources cover a broad spectrum of the available information. This resource will be of primary interest to academic libraries or special libraries dealing with these topics." - Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, Vol. 4(4), 2002 Promo Copy