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Botany - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Public accessAgricola (NAL Catalog)
The catalog and index to the collections of the United States National Agricultural Library. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.
Further informationBiological Science Collection (ProQuest)
The Biological Science Database provides wide coverage of biological science fields including animal behavior, aquatic life and fisheries, chemoreception, biochemistry, ecology, plant science, toxicology, virology, microbiology, immunology genetics, health and safety science, oncogenes, entomology, and endocrinology neuroscience. The resource also includes access to MEDLINE, and the ability to cross-search over 30 abstract and citation databases. Content includes: scholarly and trade journals, conference papers and proceedings, books, magazines & newspapers, government & official publications, reports, tables, working papers, video & audio.
Further informationMobile appBIOSIS Citation Index (Web of Science)
A citation database covering all major areas in the life sciences, with broad coverage in molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, endocrinology, genetics, neurosciences, infectious diseases, ecology and organismal biology.
Further informationCurrent Protocols (Wiley)
Current Protocols is a source of laboratory protocols and comprises more than 20,000 step-by-step procedures and techniques spanning the major disciplines in the life sciences.
Further informationPubChem
PubChem is a freely accessible online database for chemical information, providing comprehensive information on various chemical entities. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers.
Further informationMobile appSciFinder Scholar (CAS)
First time users must register (see entry below). A chemical sciences research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Further informationSciFinder Scholar (CAS) registration
First time users for SciFinder must register, use this link.
Further informationSciFinder-n (CAS)
SciFinder-n is the new new platform for SciFinder. First time users must register (see entry above). If you have previously registered using the old version of SciFinder, this existing login will work for SciFinder-n. This comprehensive database for chemical reactions, substances, structures and indexed chemistry patents includes journal abstracts, patents and other literature references on all areas of science and its applications. Also containing detailed information on compounds and substances including their properties, reactions and full synthetic methods as well as protein and nucleotide sequences. A sophisticated Retrosynthesis Planner available can also be found in SciFinder-n.
Further informationMobile appScopus
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The database includes more than 5,000 international publishers including Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis, and Sage.
Further informationMobile appWeb of Science Core Collection
Provides access to the world's leading citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Emerging Sources Citation Index; Index Chemicus; Book Citation Index; and, Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals, including Open Access journals and conference proceedings.

 

Botany - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAgricultural Science Collection (ProQuest)
This collection contains agricultural science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from AGRICOLA.
Further informationAgriculture (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to a full-text journal collection with broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields. The content spans the industry - from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
Further informationBiological Science Index (ProQuest)
A bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plant science.
Further informationMobile appBioOne Complete
BioOne Complete provides access to more than 200 titles including open-access titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Public accessFlora of Australia
Authoritative information on the names, characteristics, distribution and habitat of Australian plants.
Public accessInvasive Species Compendium (CABI)
Contains datasheets, maps, images, abstracts and full-text on invasive species of the world.
Further informationJSTOR Global Plants
A community-contributed database of digitized plant specimens.
Public accessNgā Tipu Whakaoranga - Māori Plant Use
Access to detailed information on Māori traditional uses of New Zealand native plants.
Further informationNZ Science (Knowledge Basket)
Indexed records of New Zealand science papers and reports from a variety of organisations including DSIR, Department of Conservation, NIWA, HortResearch and Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS).
Public accessOur Environment
An interactive service providing access to some of Landcare Research’s holdings of environmental data. Use interactive maps to learn about the local environment and regional differences. Select particular data themes to view as maps or view detailed information. Create high quality, custom PDF maps for printing.
Public accessPlantwise Knowledge Bank (CABI)
Open-access information resource from CABI covering crop pests and diseases.
Public accessVITIS-VEA (Viticulture and Enology Abstracts)
An international literature database in the field of viticulture, enology and related fields. It provides bibliographic data, keywords and abstracts (where possible) in English for scientific papers.