A guide to finding resources on soil ecology.
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017
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Articles can be identified by searching in one of the Library databases. Try one of these databases or use the complete list that contains descriptions.
Relevant subjects include agriculture, agronomy, animal science, crop management, forestry, natural resources, nutrition, pesticides, soils, water, fertilizers botany, farming and more.
Coverage: 1979-present Citation Database JSTOR
Best used for species and ecosystem research.
Coverage: does not contain current research but goes back to volume 1 of each title. Full-text database Biological Abstracts (EBSCO)
This citation database provides users with easy access to the latest information in virtually every life science discipline, e.g. botany, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology, fishes, mammalogy, soils, etc.
Coverage: 1969-present Citation Database Science Direct
science, technology, and medicine full text articles and bibliographic information. It provides access to over journals across 16 fields of science as well as in other disciplines.
To retreive the full text of an article from within most databases, use the Find It @SacState link, which can usually be found at the end of a database record summary.