Databases

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Introduction

This directory contains links to online searchable databases that pertain, in some degree, to sustainable/alternative agriculture.




The databases may contain book and article citations and abstracts, research project descriptions, full-text documents and spreadsheets, organizational contact information, plant and animal production information, and/or other kinds of data. The majority provide free online access and downloading. For information about searching fee-based (noted with $) databases and journals, e-mail AFSIC.


Database categories:


Primary Research and Literature Databases
Commercial and institutional databases that focus on sustainable and alternative agricultural topics

Secondary Research and Literature Databases
Commercial and institutional databases that cover some sustainable and alternative agricultural topics within a broader scope of agricultural or biological subjects

Related Databases
A variety of Web link, online publication and special topic databases that include coverage of sustainable and alternative agricultural topics.

Selected Directories
Online directories of agencies, organizations and businesses (including farms,) selected to assist searchers in locating agricultural experts, support and policy guidance.

Selected Glossaries
Online glossaries related to agricultural, environmental and technical topics selected to help searchers define and refine their searching terminology and techniques.

Note: Additional databases and related resources on specific topics may be found via the Subject and Databases menus on this page.