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Welcome to your library subject page. This has been compiled by your subject librarian and is here to help you find information for your studies and research. It is not an exhaustive list of everything available, but will point you in the right direction.

  • Getting the best from your searching

    OneSearch is a good place to start your research. However as you progress through your course you will need to develop your searching skills to incorporate other sources.

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  • Eresources and Journals

    We have selected some key eresources and individual journal titles to help you locate relevant material for your subject.

    Eresources

    Eresources allow you to search across multiple sources at one time eg a range of journal articles. Some eresources are subject specific and provide more tailored results.

    In addition to these key eresources you can also explore our full A-Z of eresources.

    EresourceDescription
    bbc, BBC Landmark Video Collection From the depths of the oceans to the Antarctic Ice cap, from a firsthand view of evolution in animals and plants to Cretaceous Alaska and far-flung corners of the globe, the BBC Landmark Video Collection is your groundbreaking exclusive HD view into our natural world.
    biodiversity_heritage_library, Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.”
    bioline, Bioline International A not-for-profit scholarly publishing cooperative committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. Subject areas include crop science, tropical medicine, biodiversity, public health and international development. 
    digimap, Digimap Complete Collection Digimap is an online map and data delivery service. Digimap provides a number of collections, including Ordnance Survey, historical, geological, LiDAR and marine maps and spatial data.
    environment_sustainability, Environment and Sustainability A range of handbooks on the topics of environment & sustainability.
    environment_complete, Environment Complete A database of over 2100 journal titles, 820 of which are full text covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts and urban planning
    greenfile, GreenFILE A bibliographic database (with some full text) of information about environmental concerns of particular interest to those engaged in agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
    proquest, ProQuest Science Journals This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.
    science_direct, ScienceDirect Science database covering physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
    Provides access to the SciVerse hub and Scopus, which can be searched for abstracts and limited full text.
    scitech_premium, SciTech Premium Collection The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. 
    web_of_science, Web of Science Access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.

     

    Individual Journal Titles

    Browse or search inside key journal titles for your subject below. For a full range of titles check our A-Z of journals via Journals Search.

    JournalDescription
    dl_journals, Forestry Forestry aims to publish high quality articles and reviews on all aspects of research, practice and policy that inform and promote the sustainable management of forests and trees.
    Forest Ecology and Management Forest Ecology and Management publishes scientific articles linking forest ecology with forest management, focusing on the application of biological, ecological and social knowledge to the management and conservation of plantations and natural forests. The scope of the journal includes all forest ecosystems of the world.
    International Forestry Review The International Forestry Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original research and review papers on all aspects of forest policy and science, with an emphasis on issues of transnational significance. 
    International Journal of Forestry Research International Journal of Forestry Research is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles focusing on the management and conservation of trees or forests.
    Journal of Forestry The mission of JOF is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry.
    Nature Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science.
    Science Science publishes the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world.
    Timber Trades Journal Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) is the most widely and highly respected title in its market, renowned for its editorial content and impartial perspective on latest business and market trends across the timber industry. 
  • Web links for your subject

    Web LinkDescription
    dl_websites,   CAB International CABI is a not-for-profit international organisation that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment.

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN

    The FAO Forestry Department helps nations manage their forests in a sustainable way. The Organization's approach balances social, economic and environmental objectives so that present generations can reap the benefits of the earth's forest resources while conserving them to meet the needs of future generations.

    Forestry Commission

    The government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands

    International Union of Forestry Research Organizations

    IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees.

    The UK Forestry Standard

    4th edn. (2017). The government's approach to sustainable forestry.

    UK Woodland Assurance Standard

    4th edn. (2018). Primarily, the certification standard is designed to reflect the requirements set out in the governmental UK Forestry Standard and thereby the General Guidelines adopted by European Forestry Ministers at Helsinki in 1993, the Pan-European Operational Level Guidelines (PEOLG) subsequently adopted at Lisbon in 1998 and other relevant international agreements.
     
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