This section lists indexes, encyclopedias, and other reference sources that are only available in print. The entries here will include the location and call number for the material, and any special notes for use.
Print indexes cover older material or material not indexed in electronic databases. They are essential if you are doing comprehensive research on a topic. Print indexes may be located using Addison, the library catalog. Find print indexes using the advanced search screen. Change the first search box to type Subject and enter indexes. Enter topic keywords or subjects in the second search box. Print indexes will often be found in a reference collection (two in Newman, others in branch libraries) unless duplicated by an online database.
While we regularly add online versions of subject-encyclopedias and similar reference sources, we still have many of these valuable tools in print. These lists include ones regular used and referred to by subject librarians. You can find other in Addison, using the advanced search screen. Change the first search box to type Subject and enter one of the following: encyclopedia, dictionaries, or handbook. Enter topic keywords or subjects in the second search box. Print reference sources will often be found in a reference collection (two in Newman, others in branch libraries).
Agricultural index covers all aspects of agriculture, natural, and human resources. Indexes scholarly, trade, and popular journals as well as publications from the US Departments of Agriculture, research centers, experiment stations, and extension agencies across the English speaking world. 1916-1964.
S494.5.A39 A47 SciTech Ref
This two-volume reference set provides up-to-date information on a broad range of topics related to the biology, production, and uses of animals and their products in today's complex, diverse, and rapidly changing world. This edition covers new developments in genomics, transgenesis, cloning, and mathematical model constructions. Illustrated with b&w photographs, tables, charts, and diagrams.
The Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences covers the core theories, methods, and techniques employed by dairy scientists. Included are numerous figures and tables illustrating the text as well as a color plate section in each volume. The inclusion of "Further Reading" lists at the end of each article provide easy access to further information and a guide into the primary literature.
SF229 .E52 2003 SciTech Ref
The Encyclopedia of Forest Science summarizes recent advances in forest science techniques. It also covers relevant biology and ecology, different types of forestry (e.g. tropical forestry and dryland forestry), scientific names of trees and shrubs, and the applied, economic, and social aspects of forest management. Illustrative tables, figures, and photographs are presented with every entry.
SD126 .E53 2004 SciTech Ref
The approximately 300 entries in this encyclopedia of human geography cover cartography and geographic information systems, economic geography, geographic theory and history, political geography, social and cultural geography, and urban geography. Entries are cross-referenced and provide guides to further reading.
GF4 .E54 2006 Newman 3rd Floor
Forest Products and Wood Science: An Introduction is a completely revised and updated edition of the venerable classic textbook. Expanding and updating key data, this text will provide students, wood scientists, and wood product professionals with a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physical nature of wood and the relationship of these characteristics to its use as an industrial raw material.
TA419 .B68 2007 Newman 5th Floor
The International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It comprises 4,000 articles, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.
H41 .I58 2001 Newman Reference
Landmarks of Science is a collection of over 6000 books in microfiche format on the history of science, technology, and western civilization. It is ideal for tracing the development of scientific principles. The collection also facilitates multidisciplinary studies across such curricula as history, languages, philosophy, astronomy, music, and science. 1400s-early 1900s.
Covers scientific research and practical applications in pharmaceuticals, foods, and agriculture. 1966-1997.
QR53 .I532 SciTech Ref
Covers life cycles of algae, fungi, and protozoa, and their interactions with animals and plants. 1973-1984.
QK564 .M52 SciTech Ref
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