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Agriculture, Animal Science, Equine, & Veterinary Science

 

Academic Search PremierLogin Required
Articles
(Via EbscoHost) Full text for thousands of publications, including thousands of peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further.
AgricolaLogin Required
Articles
(Via EbscoHost) Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
Agricultural Statistics
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
From the USDA, this e-resource is published each year to meet the diverse need for reliable information on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns. Contains editions from 1994 to present.
Agriculture Journals (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
Contains the leading agricultural journals published in North America including the agriculture-related topics: Animal and veterinary sciences,Plant sciences,Forestry, Aquaculture and fisheries, Farming and farming systems, Agricultural economics, & Food and human nutrition.
Agroecology Class Guide - (M. Humphreys)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A library guide to aid in agroecology research.
Agronomy Journal Style Guide
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Writing and citation style guide in the Agronomy Journal style.
American Horse Council
Website
As the national association representing all segments of the horse industry in Washington, DC, the American Horse Council works daily to represent your equine interests and opportunities.
American Veterinary Medical Association
Articles Website
Association for veterinarians. Includes PDF links to their online journals (JAVMA & AJVR).
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Articles Website
Includes their free online publications JAVMA & AJVR.
Associates Programs Source PlusLogin Required
Articles
From EBSCOHost,  this database  (also referred to as Vocational Studies Premier) is designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, and provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant associates program level content.  The database covers subjects as wide-ranging as: alcohol & drug abuse counseling, audiology, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel & tourism, veterinary assisting, and dozens more.
Beef Industry Statistics (National Cattlemen's Beef Association)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Current beef industry statistics and links to other beef industry issues.
Bplans.com - Standard Business Plan Outline
Website
This article explains and outlines a typical business plan.
Bplans.com - Sample Business Plans
Website
Around 60 business plan samples. Company sells plans, so you can only see these samples for free. The 500 others will cost you.
Britannica Academic EditionLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information Maps
An excellent online encyclopedia, dictionary, and world atlas. Don't know much about your topic? Start here.
Business Source PremierLogin Required
Articles
(via EbscoHost) Provides full text for nearly 8,200 serials; provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access)
Articles Government
Finding tool for Federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical (since 1976) and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. For publications 1895-1976 visit Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck).
ChemIDplus (National Library of Medicine)
Government Website
From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this site is used to locate & identify a chemical or drug's toxicity, physical properites, molecular weight, etc.
Country Studies
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CountryWatchLogin Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes country reviews, data, maps, intelligence briefings, specials reports and more.
Credo ReferenceLogin Required
E-Book Encyclopedia Information
General reference source, aggregating content of major subjects from the "best publishers of reference."
Crop Protection Compendium (CABI)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
Includes, but not limited to, pests, diseases, weeds, crops, natural enemy species, pesticides, trade production and images.
Culture GramsLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
Provided by the Wyoming Sate Library, Culture Grams provides demographic, political, economic, climate, and social statistical information and maps about world countries, states, and Canadian provinces.
Developing Countries - Data (World Bank)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
World Bank (www.worldbank.org) provides data on countries around the world. Find developing countries under "income" levels.
E-Books (Non-fiction): Ebrary's Academic CompleteLogin Required
E-Book
These non-fiction e-books span all academic subject areas. To view, download free ebrary player found on Ebrary's home page.  Not all functions will work with Firefox, use I.E., if possible. Now downloadable to your computer and devices including iPhone, iPad, Kobo, Nook, & Sony Reader, etc.
Ebsco eBook CollectionsLogin Required
New E-Book
The library subscribes to the following eBook collections that are searched together from this link: Publishing Collection, Academic Collection North America, and Community College Collection: Nursing & Allied Health (includes Vet Tech and Computer Software).
Embassy.org
Directories / Phone Books Website
A resource of and for the Washington, D.C. foreign embassy community.
Entrepreneur.com's Sample Business Plans
Website
Sample business plans from Entrepreneur.com, a website to help individuals start their own business.
Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Complete (Proquest)Login Required
Articles Statistics / Weights / Measures
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires that U.S. federal agencies or anyone receiving federal funding prepare detailed analyses of any of their actions that significantly affect the quality of the environment. Almost all developments, such as roads, houses and airports, have an impact on the environment. In recent years, EISs have looked increasingly at biodiversity. Most EIS documents will include a description of major habitats and a list of the plant and animal species present. They also pay particular attention to the presence of threatened species. Where the effects are considered significantly harmful to threatened species, an additional document, the Species Impact Statement (SIS), may also be prepared.
Equine Information Gateway
Website
Provided by the Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky, this site provides a gateway of links to equine issues such as health, breeds, equine programs, associations, foundations, sport, and other resources.
FAOSTAT (Food & Agriculture Statistics)
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website
FAOSTAT provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries. FAOSTAT has a new website as of December 2013. Classic FAOSTAT (old website) is still available.
Federal Documents (FDsys - Federal Digital System: America's Government Information)
Articles Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Searchable, downloadable, information & publications from the U.S. Government Printing Office .
FedStats
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. NOTE: Search this site for table information that is in the Statistical Abstracts of the United States. This publication is no longer published.
Films on DemandLogin Required
Movies/Films
Collection by Films Media Group (FMG) of online educational videos. These films are viewed through streaming video and can be linked by faculty into online classes. Flash is the recommended viewing software. If streaming is not smooth, try a lower playback file size (300, or 400).
Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
Government
FEIS provides up-to-date information [literature reviews and summaries with complete bibliographies] about fire effects on plants, lichens, and animals. It was developed at the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (via EBSCO)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
An online encyclopedia
Gale Reference (GVRL)Login Required
Encyclopedia Information
All of your favorite reference books online. Search within one reference title, across several reference titles, or even across several other Gale databases.  Note: GVRL may perform better with Firefox browser rather than Internet Explorer.
GeoRef (Proquest)Login Required
Articles
This database, established by the American Geological Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the geoscience literature of the world. Searching also includes GeoRef In Process and Proquest Deep Indexing: Earth Sciences.
Greenfile (Ebsco)Login Required
Articles
From EBSCO, Greenfile offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measure
Dictionaries / Thesauri Statistics / Weights / Measures
JSTORLogin Required
Articles
Provides  full-text to scholarly journals in administration, African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, business, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, law, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population, psychology, public policy, sociology, statistics,  US and International Music research and theory, and more... Current issues are not included.
Lexis-Nexis - All News SearchLogin Required
Newspaper
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of information designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. This link provides advanced searching of all major world publications, newspapers, reviews, broadcasts & more.
MasterFILE PremierLogin Required
Articles Biographies Images
(via EbscoHost) Multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Also includes more than 360 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Material Safety Data Sheets
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Information provided by Sigma-Aldrich, this site provides chemical safety information, manufacturer's original MSDS labels, etc.
Merck Veterinary Manual
E-Book Website
By Merck & Co. NOTE: This online version is the previous version of the current print manual. May have out-dated information.
Montana Department of Agriculture
Website
The Montana Department of Agriculture provides regulatory services to protect agricultural producers, consumers and the environment, Development programs aim to promote agricultural markets, businesses and infrastructure.
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 (Chadwyck)Login Required
Government
An historical archive of U.S. Government publications from 1895-1976. For publications since 1976, visit Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1976 to present (GPO Access).
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum - Images
Images Website
Search this image archive from the NCWHM Dickinson Research Center. Images include city & town life in the west; cowboys and cowgirls and their associations with cattle branding and herding, ranches, rodeos, westerns, and wild west shows; firearms including handguns and rifles; frontier & pioneer life; hunting, especially big game hunting in the west; Indians of North America, especially cultures of the west, southwest, northwest, plains and plateau; military culture, more specifically, military life, personnel, and uniforms in the west; Native American Fine Art (contemporary and historical); rodeos, especially its personalities (African Americans, clowns, cowboys, cowgirls, Native Americans, photographers, and producers), venues (frontier days, ranch rodeos, Soldier Field, stampedes) and events (bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, calf roping, saddle bronc riding, specialty acts, steer riding, steer roping, steer wrestling [bulldogging], trick riding, trick roping, and wrecks); western fine art (contemporary and historical); and western popular culture including westerns, western actors, entertainment, performers and Wild West shows.
Nature OnlineLogin Required
Articles
This Nature USA Edition from NPG is the online version of Nature journal.
Old Farmer's Almanac
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Predicts everything you need to know, plus includes useful information.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information
From ready-reference (quick reference) to comprehensive scholarly articles.
Proquest CentralLogin Required
Articles
An interdisciplinary database by Proquest; includes JBI (nursing evidence-based journals) and agricultural journals.
SBCDNet Business Plans & Templates
Website
A clearinghouse of information of interest to small businesses. Sponsored by the Small Business Administration of the U.S. Government, this link provides many sample business plans and templates as well as other information.
Science Direct: College EditionLogin Required
Articles
Peer-reviewed journals, books, handbooks, & reference books covering scientific, social science, medical and technical information.
Science.gov
Government Website
FirstGov for Science. A portal to locate a vast number of scientific websites.
Science.gov: Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Medicine
Government Website
A portal to Federal websites related to animal husbandry and veterinary medicine.
Science.gov: Applied Science & Technologies
Government Website
A gateway to federal websites in applied science & technologies.
Science.gov: Environment & Environmental Quality
Government Website
A portal to Federal websites realted to the environment and pollution.
Science.gov: Pest & Weed Control
Government Website
A portal to Federal websites related to weed & pest control.
Science.gov: Seed Plants
Government Website
A portal to Federal websites realted to seed plants in botany, agriculture, horticulture, etc.
Science.gov: Soils
Government Website
Governmental portal to websites dealing with Soils.
Seafood Health Facts (& Harvest information)
Website
A joint project of Oregon State University, Cornell University, the Universities of Delaware, Rhode Island, Florida & California and the Community Seafood Initiative. This site is designed to be a comprehensive resource on seafood products for healthcare providers and practitioners and their patients. It is also intended to be a resource for consumers to obtain objective information on seafood products.
Serials Locator (SFX)Login Required
Tools
Have a journal citation but need to find which database carries the full text? Search for the journal's title in this electronic journal locator tool created by ExLibris-SFX. Includes information about paper holdings at the library.
The Horse - Online version of the magazine
Articles Website
This online version of The Horse provides a smaller selection of articles in equine health care. The website provides other useful information.
U.S. Department of State: Country Background Notes
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Country Fact Sheets
USA.gov
Articles Directories / Phone Books Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
The official portal for all USA federal, state, and local information, from online documents and resources to social security benefits, government jobs and tips on stretching your dollars.
USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
Government
USDA's NASS Census of Agriculture: Wyoming State & County Profiles
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
Query the Census of Agriculture database to retrieve customized tables with census data at the national, state and county levels.
VAST: Academic Video OnlineLogin Required
Movies/Films
From Alexander Street Press, this comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web brings together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. With thousands and thousands of complete titles (not clips), VAST includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors.
Water Resources Data System
Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
(WRDS) Wyoming hydrological and climatological data plus a water resources library.
Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Tools
WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
WorldCat - cataloged items from libraries around the world
Tools
Library catalog of books, audiovisual materials, music scores and recordings, government publications, etc. from around the world. No journal articles. Find an item you wish to check out? Contact NWC Library & we will get the item for you via Interlibrary Loan.
Wyoming Climate Atlas
E-Book Encyclopedia Information Maps Statistics / Weights / Measures
This e-book, written by Jan Curtis & Kate Grimes, is part of the Water Resources Data System produced by the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming Department of Agriculture
Website
The Wyoming Department of Agriculture assists the citizens of Wyoming to live safe and healthy lives, promote and preserve our agricultural community, be responsible stewards of our natural resources, and achieve integrity in the marketplace.
Wyoming Game & Fish Dept. - Wildlife & Habitat Information
Website
The Wyoming G&F portal to their Wildlife & Habitat information, reports, and projects. You can search by wildlife species and habitat issues: grazing, energy development, etc. Also find hunting and legal information through this access link as well as geospatial data.
Wyoming Natural Diversity Database
Encyclopedia Information Website
From the University of Wyoming, WYNDD offers the most complete source of data for species and vegetation communities of conservation concern in Wyoming.

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