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ACDC Search Topics for Economics of Information
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Economics of Information, Value of Information


ACDC Search Topics for Information Technology
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Information Technology, Online Systems, Telecommunication


ACDC Search Topics for Interpersonal Media
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Face-to-Face, Leadership, Meetings, Public Speaking, Selling, Telephone, Traditional Media


ACDC Search Topics for Library and Information Services
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Information Services, Library and Information Sciences, Libraries


ACDC Search Topics for Mass Media
Try these as SEARCH TERMS: Direct Mail, Farm Journals, Internet, Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, Radio, Rural Broadcasts, Television


AgEcon Search
A searchable full text library of agricultural and applied economics scholarly literature


Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Archives
Comprehensive finding aid to help interested persons locate information within the archives of the International Association of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, 1970 to date


Agricultural Publishers Association Archives
Comprehensive finding aid to help interested persons locate information in the archives of Agricultural Publishers Association (US)


American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC)
International consortium of state and land-grant institutions providing economic distance education programs and services via the latest and most appropriate technologies


Consumer Food Safety Behavior
Briefings from the Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, about consumer concerns, information sources, consumption risk, and other aspects of food safety


Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA
Seeks to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well being, and communities through programs of research, education, and extension


Core Historical Literature of Agriculture
From Cornell University's Mann Library this is a collection of historical documents published from the early 1800's and the late 1900's covering a variety of agricultural topics.


Development Experience Clearinghouse
Online resource for international development reports of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Through the search system, this site provides information within sectors such as "communication" and "agricultural development."


Farm Security Administration Photos, "America From the Great Depresssion to WW II"
Features some of the classic photos taken by photographers during the U.S. depression years of the 1930s


FarmDoc AgMAS Research Reports
Provides unbiased information and evaluation of the pricing performance, risk and marketing style of agricultural market advisory services


Food Marketing Institute
Resources include advertising, promotion, labeling and other marketing communications aspects of food


Food Psychology - Food and Brand Lab
This initiative at the University of Illinois involves research into why consumers buy what they buy and eat what they eat.


Food Safety Education and Consumer Information
Provides resources for consumers, educators and health professionals. Includes food safety education campaigns and materials, as well as reports of consumer research. Maintained by the Food Safety and Information Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Food Science Central
A portal to free food science information from the International Food Information Service (IFIS)


House Committee on Agriculture
This website contains numerous resources including information regarding House activities on agriculture, various publications, and an excellent glossary of agricultural terms.


Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide
Full text newsletter that focuses on the exchange of information about indigenous knowledge as it relates to sustainable development.


Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy
The IATP website contains recent news stories and other educational materials.


National Agriculture Library (NAL) - Education and Outreach
NAL's collection of resources including links to agricultural education sites and upcoming events.


National Agriculture Library Information Centers
Resources from the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC), Animal Welfare Information Cneter (AWIC), Food Safety Information Center (FSIC), Rural Information Center (RIC) and others.


National Food Safety Educator's Network
Electronic network for food safety education from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Food Safety and Inspection Service and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


A collection of nutrition-related resources from the National Agriculture Library.


The Garden Gate
A collection of resources for home gardeners.


U.S. Agricultural Information Network
An organization of information professionals. Provides a forum for discussion of agricultural issues, helps form a national information policy as related to agriculture, and promotes cooperation and communications among members


World Bank - Indigenous Knowledge Links,,contentMDK:20664262~menuPK:1692825~pagePK:64168445~piPK:64168309~theSitePK:825547,00.html
A collection of web links to pages focusing on indigenous knowledge.



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