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Databases by Extension Goal: Home

Databases to help you with your extension goals

General Research

WorldCat - books from world libraries

Web of Science - science articles

CAB Abstracts - international agriculture

Goal: Agricultural, Natural Resource, and Food Systems

  • Agricola <for UF Users>
    Indexes agricultural journals, as well as USDA publications, state agricultural experiment station and extension services documents, and more. Primarily U.S. coverage
    1970 to date -- In Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)
  • Agricola <freely available to public> 1970 to date
  • CAB Abstracts 1972 to date
    Indexes agriculture, food science and technology, and more. International in scope.
  • ASFA - Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
  • Citrus Greening Abstracts

Goal: Florida Environment

  • Biosis
    Includes both Biological Abstracts (1969 to date) and Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports,Reviews, and Meetings) (1989 to date)
  • Ecology Abstracts
    Detailed information on resource and ecosystems management and modeling contributes to the journal's practical value, as does material on the impact of climate, water resources, soil, and man or growing environmental problems such as depletion, erosion, and pollution.
  • Human Population & Natural Resource Management
    Explores human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management.
  • Fish, Fisheries, and Aquatic Biodiversity 
  • GreenFILE
    Covering all aspects of human impact on environment

Goal: Youth Programs

  • ERIC - <UF Version with full-text>
    Provides extensive access to educational-related literature.
  • PsycInfo
    Child development resources and more
  • ChildStats.Gov 
    Statistics on child well-being: national surveys, assessments, vitals, census, reports or research based on these sources
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT data book
    uses 10 indicators. Stats by topic or state. For direct access to KidsCount data: http://www.kidscount.org/datacenter/

Goal: Ornamentals, Turf, Sustainable Landscapes

  • Agricola 1970 to date, U.S. specific
  • CAB Abstracts 1972 to date
    Indexes agriculture, food science and technology, and more. International in scope.
  • Plant Management Network
    Offers an extensive searchable database comprised of thousands of web-based resource pages related to plant science.

Goal: Individual and Family Development

  • Business Source Premier
    A comprehensive business periodical database that includes scholarly journals and business periodicals covering topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.
  • Alt-Health Watch - 1990 to date
    Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
  • Health & Wellness Resource Center - 1980 to date
    Topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness. Includes encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.
  • PubMed/MEDLINE <freely available to public>
    Free access to MEDLINE and other biomedical literature. Includes some free full-text.
  • PsycInfo
    Psychological literature

Goal: Sustainable Living

  • EconLit
    Indexes economic literature from 1989 to date.
  • EcoSal
    Serve the needs of the E. coli/Salmonella research community.
  • AltHealthWatch - 1990 to date
    Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
  • AgeLine - 1978 to date
    Produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). AGELINE provides bibliographic coverage of social gerontology, which is the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts.
  • Sustainability Science
  • AARP 
    aging trends, policy, research and statistics by state, economics, demographics, programs, etc.

Goal: Professional Development

  • Professional Development Collection

    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of over 500 full text journals, including more than 300 peer-reviewed titles.

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