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 Summary Sheet


Producer:National Agricultural Library (NAL)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
File Size:More than 6.7 million records (09/2019)
File Type:Bibliographic
Content:Food, agriculture, nutrition

Agriculture Online Access is a bibliographic database containing selected worldwide literature of agriculture and related fields. AGRICOLA is the locator and bibliographic access and control system of the National Agricultural Library (NAL) collections and also includes records from other cooperating institutions. Coverage of the database includes agricultural economics and rural sociology, agricultural production, animal sciences, chemistry, entomology, food and human nutrition, forestry, natural resources, pesticides, plant science, soils and fertilizers, and water resources. Also covered are related areas such as biology and biotechnology, botany, ecology, and natural history. AGRICOLA is used to produce Bibliography of Agriculture and other series and products of NAL. The database draws on bibliographies, serial articles, book chapters, monographs, computer files, serials, maps, audiovisuals, and reports. Bibliographic information, abstracts, geographic terms, controlled terms, and supplementary terms are searchable. Online thesauri are avai­lable in the Controlled Term (/CT) and Geographic Term (/GT) fields. 


National Agricultural Library (NAL)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
10301 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705

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The contents of the AGRICOLA Database are compiled from a variety of United States Government, foreign government, and non-government sources. Many of the materials contained within the Database have been copyrighted by these other sources, who have granted the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of the United States Department of Agriculture permission to include their copyrighted materials in the Database. You are responsible for complying with all applicable copyright, export control or other laws that may affect your use of any information contained within the Database. Records originating with the National Agricultural Library are copyrighted outside the U.S.A.

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