All MSU Libraries indexes and databases can be accessed online. Students, faculty, staff and others directly associated with MSU are allowed off-campus access to our database collection by logging in. If you have problems with this process, call the Reference Desk at (406) 994-3171.
The following resources have a focus in agriculture:
- AgEcon Search
AgEcon Search is a free, open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics, including working papers, conference papers, and journal articles.
Agricola is a bibliographic index for agriculture and allied disciplines. updated quarterly.
- Biological Abstracts
Biological Abstracts is the part of the BIOSIS database. Updated monthly.
- Biological & Agricultural Index
Biological and Agricultural Index Plus is a bibliographic database for the life sciences. About 45 percent of the focus is on agriculture. Updated monthly.
- CAB Direct
CAB Abstracts covers the subject of agriculture in the broadest sense. Updated weekly.
- CSA Environmental Sciences
CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management is a group of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts databases covering the environmental sciences. Update frequency unknown.
- Info Trac Agriculture Collection
A custom collection of nearly 200 titles focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
- Web of Science
Web of Science is part of the Web of Knowledge and includes broad coverage of the journals in the sciences and social sciences.
- Zoological Record
Zoological Record is a bibliographic database covering citations to the zoological literature. Updated quarterly.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides data sets covering a broad range of disciplines, including criminal justice, demography, economics, education, foreign policy, gerontology, history, law, political science, public health, and sociology.