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Alternate Title(s): AGRICOLA, National Agricultural Library Catalog, AGRICultural Online Access (AGRICOLA)

Platform: United States Department of Agriculture

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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural Online Access), a catalog to the collections of National Agricultural Library (NAL) for world-wide access to agricultural information and includes a comprehensive index to agricultural and life sciences information. There are two bibliographic datasets; the NAL Online Public Access Catalog containing books, audio visual and series and the Article Citation Database which includes citations to journal articles, book chapters, reports and some primary material. When you search Agricola you search both simultaneously. Coverage is primarily the United States but there is also some international information included.  Some printed works date as far back as the 15th century. Agricola is updated daily. Subject coverage includes all areas of agriculture and allied disciplines. Specifically: animals and livestock education and outreach food and nutrition history, art and biography laws and regulations marketing and trade natural resources and environment plants and crops research and technology rural and community development

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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) Catalog (Agricola) provides citations to agricultural literature.

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Biology, Global Studies

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1500 to present

Resource Accessibility Statements:

USDA Accessibility Statement

Page Owner: Matt Thomas

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