This guide highlights core print and electronic Library resources in the area of Agricultural Sciences. Use this guide as your starting point. For more resources and further help, come to the Science Library or Ask a Librarian.
AUB Landscape Plant DatabaseThis link opens in a new windowDeveloped by AUB's LDEM Department, this database focuses on native, naturalized, and ecologically suitable plant species for the Middle East. The database may be searched by name (common or scientific) or by criteria such as geographical location, climate, and plant type. It contains a rich image gallery and a helpful glossary.
Availability: Full-text and images
Date Coverage: Varies
AUB Nature Conservation Center Plant DatabaseThis link opens in a new windowAUB's Nature Conservation Center Plant Database is a culmination of more than ten years of effort in research by experts in agriculture, biology, chemistry, economics, medicine, nutrition and other fields. It provides information (taxonomy, cultivation, nutritional facts, location, nomenclature, experiments, etc.) about native plants that may be searched by scientific name or common name (English, Arabic, and French).
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Use reference books, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks, to find background information on your topic.