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Nancy Bellafante

Nancy Bellafante
Librarian for Undergraduate Learning; Interim Liaison Librarian for Biology & Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science
Hagerty Library, Room 125
nb389@drexel.edu
215-571-4288

 

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Plant Science

  1. Finding Books
  2. Finding Articles
  3. Handbooks and Encyclopedias
  4. Selected Web Resources
  5. Selected Scientific Societies
  6. Plant Identification Resources

Finding Books


Finding Articles

  • best resourceAGRICOLA (Agricultural Online Access)
    Provides access to the agricultural literature of the world and is the most comprehensive source of U.S. agricultural and life sciences information. AGRICOLA serves as the document locator and bibliographic control system for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) collection. It contains over 3.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture from 1979 to the present.
  • Bio One - ELECTRONIC
    Offers an aggregation of full-text, high-impact bioscience research journals, mostly published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.
  • best resourceBiological Sciences - ELECTRONIC
    An interdisciplinary database that offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library - WWW
    The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.  BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life.

Handbooks and Encyclopedias


Selected Web Resources

  • ben:BiosciEdNet -- WWW
    Digital library portal for teaching and learning in the biological sciences.  The BEN Portal provides access to education resources from BEN Collaborators and is managed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Over 12,930 reviewed resources covering 77 biological sciences topics are available.  Access to some images and movies require registration, but all are free and well worth the extra effort.
  • Invasive Species Program -- WWW
    From USGS, this site offers programs, databases, monitoring information and much more.  If you are interested in the ramifications of invasive species, this is a good place to start.
  • Plant And Insect Parasitic Nematode Home Page -- WWW
    This WWW site is designed as an aid for nematode identification and systematic research, as well as a general resource for the science of Nematology. The emphasis is on plant parasitic nematodes and insect parasitic nematodes.
  • best resourcePlant Disease And Insect Clinic -- WWW
    The Plant Disease Clinic was first organized in 1951, and the insect component was added in 1970. The Clinic is a service laboratory for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and others. Extension specialists from Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, Crop Science and Soil Science diagnose problems on the samples.
  • The Plant Pathology Online -- WWW
    From American Phytopathological Society (APS). Leading the fight against plant diseases for a healthier world. A wealth of information from a professional organization.
  • best resourcePLANTS Database -- WWW
    The PLANTS Database is a single source of standardized information about plants. This database focuses on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. The PLANTS Database includes names, checklists, automated tools, identification information, species abstracts, distributional data, crop information, plant symbols, plant growth data, plant materials information, plant links, references, and other plant information. PLANTS reduces costs by minimizing duplication and making information exchange possible across agencies and disciplines.

Selected Scientific Societies


Plant Identification Resources

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