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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
Here are some frequently used links that you may find useful to your research.
- Ask the Library
Need help? Article unavailable? Looking for more research on a topic? Use this link to get help.
- Library Catalog
Use the library's catalog to find books, e-books, and government documents.
- Articles & Research Databases
Search databases for articles, electronic journals, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, and more.
- Request It!
Make requests for materials through Interlibrary Loan. Log in using your NetID and password.
- Accessing Library Resources from Off Campus
Learn how to get access to library resources from off-campus.
- Library Reserves
Search for course-specific readings and materials that instructors have made available for class use.
Use CatSearch to search multiple databases at once; most but not all of the MSU Library's subscription databases are included in this search tool. Note the ability to limit to peer reviewed publications, etc.
- Agriculture Thesaurus and Glossary
The Thesaurus and Glossary are online vocabulary tools of agricultural terms in English and Spanish, hosted by the National Agriculture Library.
- Sustainable Agriculture: Definitions and Terms
From the USDA National Agriculture Library.
AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts.
Welcome to the resource guide for Agriculture at Montana State University. This guide provides a variety of resources for people in agriculture, including article databases, journals, government information, and websites. Comments and suggestions are welcome.
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If anything is unclear or you need help, you can:
Faculty and instructors: please let us know if you would like us to add additional resources to this guide or if you would like a course-specific guide created. We can also schedule a library instruction session to help students with their course-related research projects.
Use these additional library guides to find information about specific areas of agriculture and agricultural research.
- Montana Agricultural Experiment Station Publications
Use this guide to find information about Montana Experiment Station publications from 1895 to the present.
- Montana Extension Service Publications
This guide serves as an index to Extension Service publications from 1915 to present. For current extension publications, please visit www.msuextension.org
- Agricultural Business and Economics
Forthcoming, to include resources on Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, and Farm & Ranch Management.
- Agricultural Education
Forthcoming, to include resources on Ag Education Teach and Ag Education Relations.
- Animal and Range Science
Forthcoming, to include resources on Equine Science, Livestock Management & Industry, Animal Science, Animal Systems Biotechnology, and Sustainable Livestock Production.
- Land Resource and Environmental Science
Forthcoming, to include resources on Range Ecology & Management, Wildlife Habitat Ecology & Management, Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, Entomology, Land Rehabilitation, and Water Resources.
- Soil Surveys
A guide to help locate soil surveys in Renne Library and online.
- Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems
- Plant Science and Plant Pathology
Forthcoming, to include resources on Crop Science, Plant Biology, Environmental Horticulture, Plant Systems, and Sustainable Crop Production.
- Landscape Architecture
Forthcoming, to include resources on Landscape Architecture and Design.