Researchers Guides


The Online Public Access Catalogue must always be consulted in locating library material relevant to a particular topic  (http://hsl/opac/).  In addition, the following sources may also be used for obtaining additional information  for familiarizing yourself with a topic.  Always consult the on-duty Reader Services Librarian for assistance.
Dictionaries:  Subject dictionaries provide precise definitions of terms.
Dictionary of Plant breeding.
 [Ref SB123 .S32]
Chihabi's Dictionary of Agricultural and Allied terminology: English-Arabic.
[Ref S411 .K42]
Encyclopedias:  Subject encyclopedias give a good overview of a topic, supplemented in most cases by a bibliography.
The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of perennials.
 [Ref SB434 .R69]
Encyclopedia of agriculture research.
 [Ref S540.A2 E53]
Handbooks:  A useful source for the quick location of facts and concise information in a particular field.  These usually cover a subject of basic or advanced level.
Mushroom pest and disease control : a colour handbook.
 [Ref SB353 .F54]
Handbook of erosion modelling.
 [Ref S627.M36 H36]
Online Journals:  Full text online journals are available.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
American Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Databases:  Available Online.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
Proquest Central
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Science Journals
E-Books:  Complete books are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
E-Dissertations:  Complete Master and Ph.D Theses are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)‎
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