This guide will help you find information related to plant pathology and microbiology. This page contains links to databases that will help you locate scholarly (journal) articles. Use the tabs above to locate books, encyclopedias, & theses and websites & other information sources.
If you need help, feel free to contact your agriculture and life sciences librarian.
Locating Scholarly Articles
CAB Abstracts offers a combination of scholarly articles, book chapters, and proceedings in a wide variety of agriculture disciplines. Includes research from international and U.S. sources from 1910 to the present.
The Web of Science database provides access to past and present multidisciplinary articles, proceedings, and other information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. The database has a number of useful search features, including citation mapping.
The AGRICOLA database provides access to the collections of the U.S. National Agricultural Library. It includes materials in all formats going back to the 15th century. Predominately a citation database (in that it does not include access to a large amount of full text content), AGRICOLA has a U.S. focus.
The Biological & Agricultural Index includes access to 294 core agriculture and biology journals.
The Proquest Biological Sciences Collection includes scholarly articles on plant genetics.
The PubMed database provides citations for literature in biomedical, health, life, chemical, and behavioral sciences, including zoonotic diseases. It provides links to full text when available.
For journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, books, and government publications related to the environment, consider searching in Environmental Science and Pollution Management.
Predominantly a citation index (in that it does not include access to a large amount of full text content), BIOSIS allows discovery of life science and biology research published from 1926 onward.
Using Google Scholar to Find Articles
Go to Scholar Settings and select "Library Links." Enter "Texas A&M University" in the search box, select both "Texas A&M University - Full text@TAMU" and "Open WorldCat - Library Search," and save changes. This lets Google Scholar link its search results directly to the full text subscription if it is available (A&M log-in may be required).