A guide to searching the print agriculture literature before the
electronic databases: Agricola (1970), CAB (1972), Biosis Previews (1969).
An example of searching the early literature for a 1918 publication on
California Disease (now known as Pierce's Disease) is illustrated.
There is no one place for magazines and journals (periodicals) in
Shields Library. The Science periodicals are all shelved by call number
on the 3rd floor. Current periodicals are shelved next to the reference
area, and the back issues are bound and shelved with the books around
the third floor. See the PDF file for locations of periodicals in other
Just follow the UC-eLinks from the citation to locate print or electronic
materials available at UC Davis or other UC campuses. The UC-eLinks are a
feature available from most of the licensed databases, allowing you to
link to the electronic copy or to the catalog record in the Harvest or
Melvyl library catalogs to locate the call number for the item.
From the Shields Library Instruction Services: guides to the Harvest and
Melvyl catalogs, UC-eLinks, bibliographic management software such as
Endnote, ProCite and Reference Manager, database searching guides.
The California Digital Library's collection of online instructional materials
(Inside CDL) submitted by various database vendors and librarians from the UC
campuses. The collection includes guides and tutorials for databases such as
BIOSIS, Pubmed, etc.