About AFSIC's General Bibliographies

This bibliography is intended primarily for current awareness, and is not an indepth exhaustive bibliographies on any given subject. However, the citations are a substantial resource for recent investigations on a given topic. They also serve the purpose of bringing the literature of agriculture to the interested user who, in many cases, could not access it by any other means. This bibliography is derived from computerized on-line searches of NAL's AGRICOLA data base. Timeliness of topic and evidence of extensive interest are the selection criteria.

The author/searcher determines the purpose, length, and search strategy. Information regarding these is available upon request from the author/searcher.

Copies of the bibliography may be made or used for distribution without prior approval. The inclusion or omission of a particular publication or citation may not be construed as endorsement or disapproval.

To request a print copy of a bibliography in this series, send the series title, series number and self-addressed gummed label to:

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National Agricultural Library
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Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351

Sample Citations

AGRICOLA:

Citations in this bibliography were entered in NAL's AGRICOLA database between January 1979 and the present.

Sample Citations:

An explanation of sample journal article, book, and audiovisual citations appears below.

Journal Article:
Citation #
NAL Call No.
Article title.
Author. Place of publication: Publisher. Journal Title. Date. Volume (Issue). Pages. (NAL Call Number).

EXAMPLE:
1
NAL Call No.: DNAL 389.8.SCH6
Morrison, S.B. Denver, Colo.: American School Food Service Association. School foodservice journal. Sept 1987. v. 41 (8). p.48-50. ill.

Book:
Citation #
NAL Call Number
Title.
Author. Place of publication: Publisher, date. Information on pagination, indices, or bibliographies.
Language:
Descriptors:

EXAMPLE:
1
NAL Call No.: DNAL RM218.K36 1987
Exploring careers in dietetics and nutrition.
Kane, June Kozak. New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 1987.
Includes index. xii, 133 p.: ill.; 22 cm. Bibliography: p. 126.
Language: English
Descriptors: nutrition; career

Audiovisual:
Citation #
NAL Call Number
Title.
Author. Place of publication: Publisher, date.
Supplemental information such as funding. Media format (i.e., videocassette): Description (sound, color, size).

EXAMPLE:
1
NAL Call No.: DNAL FNCTX364.A425 F&N AV
All aboard the nutri-train.
Mayo, Cynthia. Richmond, Va.: Richmond Public Schools, 1981. NET funded. Activity packet prepared by Cynthia Mayo. 1 videocassette (30 min.): sd., col.; 3/4 in. + activity packet.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
National Agricultural Library
Public Services Division, Room 304
10301 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351

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