January 8, 2007
CAB Abstracts, FSTA & Zoological Record
Our means of accessing CAB Abstracts, FSTA & Zoological Record has changed from SilverPlatter (SPIRS) over to the Web of Knowledge search platform. If you have book-marked links to these resources, please change them to the following URLs:
CAB Abstracts: the largest and most comprehensive database devoted to all aspect of agriculture from crop science, animal science, horticulture and forestry to travel & leisure and veterinary medicine.
FSTA: Food Science & Technology Abstracts -- the largest index devoted to food science including food technology, human nutrition, toxicology, packaging and engineering.
Zoological Record: Identifies articles on all aspects of animal biology. Coverage includes behavior, ecology, evolution, morphology, and systematics.
Of course, the URLs are also available in the Online Research Resources directory,
Other databases available in the Web of Knowledge platform are:
The advantages of having these databases in the Web of Knowledge platform include:
- Ability to search all six databases at the same time, should you need to.
- Many links to the full text. Some go directly to the article a "view full text" button; others will be found by clicking on the Discover button
- Direct export of citations into EndNote
- Ability to refine or analyze your results by journal title, author, subject headings, and more
- Many internal linkages
If you need some help making the transition from SilverPlatter to Web of Knowledge search platform, please contact your friendly, helpful librarian!
Posted by florador at January 8, 2007 4:20 PM