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A guide to natural resources research information at the CSU Libraries
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Selected How-To Guides & Handouts

The documents listed below are selected handouts/guides on topics of interest to researchers. Contact Allison if you have questions about any of the handouts.


Acuna-Allesina-Kording Citation Formula

In late September there was a new citation metric discussed in Nature. The Acuna-Allesina-Kording formula builds on the h-index.

Future impact: Predicting scientific success
Daniel E. Acuna,,Stefano Allesina & Konrad P. Kording
Nature 489,201–202(13 September 2012)doi:10.1038/489201a (link works for CSU)

DOI 10.1038/489201a

New Formula Beats Citation Index and Can Predict Success, 3 scientists say


Search, Learn, & Explore

Welcome to a collection of  research guides on a variety of topics. Most resources linked on the guides are available online for Colorado State University faculty, staff, students, or affiliates. Resources not online are located in CSU Morgan Library.

If you are off-campus, connect to the CSU secure server, then you will have access to library resources, online journals, e-books, databases and more. go to ; log-on with your EID, then clickon CSU Libraries under Web Bookmarks

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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.
    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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