University of FloridaSolutions for Your Life

Online Reference Resources for EDIS Users

General References

Resource: UF/IFAS Extension Solutions For Your Life
Description: UF/IFAS Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

Resource: AgNIC Agriculture Network Information Center
Description: Quality agricultural information selected by partners among land-grant institutions and libraries.

Resource: AGRICOLA: The National Agriculture Library's Catalog and Citation Database
Description: A bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and its cooperators. Although the AGRICOLA database does not contain the materials, thousands of AGRICOLA records are linked to full-text documents online, with new links added daily.

Resource: science.gov FirstGov for Science
Description: A gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.

Florida Residents

Resource: Florida County Extension Websites
Description: Check your county extension website for local information and services.

Resource: MyFlorida.com
Description: The official portal of the State of Florida.

Resource: Florida Electronic Library
Access Terms: Licensed resources require the barcode number from any Florida library card.
Description: a gateway to select Internet resources for Florida Residents. Includes access to subscription databases including information from newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias and other high quality information sources.

UF Faculty, Staff, Students

Resource: UF Libraries: Guides @ UF
Access Terms: Databases may require login from UF-based computer or use of proxy. Many resources listed on subject pages may be freely available.

Other Audiences

Resource: Extensión en Español
Description: A national clearinghouse for Spanish-language educational resources operated by and for Extension professionals

Developing Countries

Resource: AGORA
Description: Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture. Provides access to over 400 journals from major scientific publishers in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA is available to students and researchers in qualifying not-for-profit institutions in eligible developing countries.

Resource: eJDS-electronic Journals Delivery Service
Description: geared to facilitate the access to current scientific literature for free. The goal is to distribute individual scientific articles via e-mail to scientists in institutions in The Third World Countries who do not have access to sufficient bandwidth to download material from the Internet in a timely manner and/or cannot afford the connection. Providing scientists with current literature will support their ongoing research.

Resource: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Corporate Document Repository
Description: houses FAO documents and publications, as well as selected non-FAO publications, in electronic format. It enables users to easily access the accumulated knowledge and information produced by FAO directly on the Internet.

Online Reference Resources