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AgNIC Search

AgNIC is the Agriculture Network Information Center -- a voluntary alliance and partnership of nearly 60 member institutions and organizations working to offer quick and reliable access to quality agricultural information and sources.

AGRICOLA (free access)

AGRICOLA (Agricultural Online Access) is a database contains bibliographic records for documents acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Citations are for publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. The searchable AGRICOLA database, offered free online, is organized into two data sets: Online Public Access Catalog (which contains citations for books, audiovisual materials, serial publications) covers 672,000 records dating from 1970 to the present; and Journal Article Citation Index covers 1.8 million records dating from 1979 to the present.

DOE Information Bridge

DOE Information Bridge offers full text and bibliographic records of DOE-sponsored report literature produced by the DOE and DOE contractor research and development community since January 1996 (contains more than 37,000 reports).


Envirofacts provides direct access to report literature by searching one or several databases at the same time. Mapping data and the ability to create maps is also available on this site.

EPA: Databases and Software

This site provides links to major databases at the Environmental Protection Agency, included is access to the GIS system, technical tools, etc.

EPA National Publications Catalog (Environmental Protection Agency)

The National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI), a central repository for all EPA documents, has over 5,500 titles in paper and/or electronic format available.

Household Products Database (NLM)

This resource is a listing of normal household products (cleaners, lawn care, hobbies, personal care) arranged by brand name. Data includes manufacturer and contact information; acute and chronic health effects, and ratings for health and reactivity. A listing of ingredients and disposal procedure for each product is included.

National Nutrient Database

This database is searchable by food, brand name, and within food groups. A list by nutrient in PDF format cross references the foods. Also included is a measurement conversion table.

NTIS Collection Locator (National Technical Information Service)

Users can search the entire NTIS web site, which contains references to 370,000 technical publications, datafiles, CD-ROMs, and audiovisual material added to the NTIS collection within the last 10 years.

NTRS: NASA Technical Reports Server

The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program's mission is to collect, archive, and disseminate NASA aerospace information, and locate domestic and international STI pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises. NTRS also collects scientific and technical information from sites external to NASA to broaden the scope of information available to users. NTRS's Simple Search searches for NASA information only and its Advanced Search can search for NASA and non-NASA information.

Publications of the U.S. Geological Survey (U.S. Geological Survey)

This site contains a searchable list of titles published in the bulletins, professional papers, circulars, water-supply papers, thematic maps, and series dating from 1879 to the present.

This gateway to government science information allows searches across 30 databases and more than 1,700 science sites. currently accesses over 47 million pages of government science information and allows users to search the surface web as well as the deep web, where traditional search engines generally do not go.

Smithsonian Institution: Collections Databases

This site contains searchable lists of specimens, illustrations, and biological collections in the National Museum of Natural History collections.

STINET Scientific & Technical Report Collection (Defense Technical Information Center)

The scope of this collection includes areas normally associated with U.S. Department of Defense research, including the hard sciences, biology, medicine, behavioral, and social sciences.

U.S. National Climatic Data Center

The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) page offers information about NCDC products and provides access to NCDC online systems. The Online Data Access section provides access to NCDC Internet data, databases, and datasets.

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