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silverplatter :: selecting relevant databases

CAB is one of the SilverPlatter distributed databases. It covers journal articles, conference proceedings and other materials in agriculture, forestry, nutrition and veterinary medicine, and has an international scope. It provides bibliographic information for agriculture-related research in countries other than The United State Of America. These materials may be presented in languages other than English.

OSU Libraries SilverPlatter agriculture-related databases include:

  • AGRICOLA 1984-present
  • CAB Abstracts (includes Forestry Abstracts and Nutrition Abstracts) 1984-present
  • Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA) 1990-present

SilverPlatter allows multiple databases search for your convenient.
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AGRICOLA 1998-2004/06
AGRICOLA 1992-1997
AGRICOLA (1984 - 12/91)
CAB Abstracts 2003/11-2004/07
CAB Abstracts 2002/08-2003/10
CAB Abstracts 2000/08-2002/07
CAB Abstracts 1998/08-2000/07
CAB Abstracts 1996-1998/07

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