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Overview

This international resource and service from the University of Illinois features concepts, issues, media and methods for human communications related to food and nutrition, farming and rural life, natural resources and the environment, renewable energy, natural fibers, rural development and other aspects of agriculture. Welcome to this interactive website and please check with us whenever we can help you identify and gather information.

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510 Funk ACES Library
1101 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801 

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Mission

The Agricultural Communications Documentation Center strives to bring together diverse, relevant literature about agricultural-related communications, and to develop and offer services which help the University of Illinois serve as a center of excellence in the agricultural communications discipline by strengthening  its commitment to teaching, research, and services on local, national, and international levels. Because of its uniqueness the center collection contributes to the vast University Library resources.

Vision

To be recognized globally as one of the leading repositories of agricultural communications literature both past and current, and to provide innovative services for our patrons, regardless of research skill level.

Goals

  1. To meet the research needs of patrons from around the world.
  2. To facilitate easy access to the collected literature through effective bibliographic organization, deep subject indexing, and an easily navigable database search system.
  3. To continually remain up-to-date on the relevant agricultural communications literature by adding 100 documents to the collection per month.
  4. To improve the quality of communication resources for our stakeholders through ongoing research and development.