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Welcome to the CSU Libraries guide to research resources for this subject area. Use the tabs above for resources on specific topicc or research needs.


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Starting Your Research

Are you doing research on a natural resources topic?  Reference books or encyclopedias can give you a brief overview on a topic. For more detailed information, look to books or e-books on your topc.

Databases such as Web of Science or CAB Abstracts will connect you scholarly journal articles. For more information, browse the LibGuides or contact the Natural Resources Librarian, Allison Level


    Finding Journal Articles Using Databases

    Search these Natural Resources Databases for journal articles (most articles in these databases are scholarly/peer reviewed). For a complete list of databases,
    see the Find Electronic Resources & Databases page

    • Web of Science  
      Scholarly/peer reviewed journals in all areas of natural resources, agriculture, sciences, and more. Start here for the best scientific articles, but not all journals are indexed in WOS.
    • CAB Abstracts  
      Mix of scholarly/peer reviewed journals, book chapters, proceedings in natural resources, forestry, agriculture, more.
    • CAB Abstracts Archive  
      Same content as CAB Abstracts, date coverage 1910-1972.
    • GeoRef  
      Most but not all journals are scholarly/peer reviewed, some conference proceedings and more. Subject focus of geology & geosciences.
    • Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts  
      Aquatic resources and fisheries articles are indexed. Some scholarly journals, some general aquatic articles and also some government reports.
    • Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide  
      Ecological subjects covered with a mix of scholarly journals, general articles, and conference proceedings.
    • AGRICOLA  
      A subject focus of agriculture with a mix of scholarly journals, general/trade publications, and USDA reports. Some content overlap with CAB Abstracts.


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