The United States Department
of Agriculture offers free AGRICOLA access.
When you are no longer affiliated
with the university, you may not have access to the paid subscription
However, the USDA provides a free
version of AGRICOLA, so that you can use it no matter where you are,
as long as you have Internet access.
You can find this resource on
the USDA homepage, at
The Search screen of this version
of AGRICOLA allows you to search both the online catalog for NAL (National
Agriculture Library), and article databases.
It is mainly a citation keyword search.
You can choose to search the
online catalog alone, or search both catalog and database together.
To explain the operation of this
database in detail, the USDA offers an online help manual, available at