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Information Sources

 

Library and Information Sources at SKUAST-K Library System:

 

 

Library System comprises of 01 Central Library, 05 Faculty/College Libraries, 10 Centers/Research Station Libraries, and 08 KVK Libraries. The Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir undertakes on priority the development of Library and Information Sources/Services at these 24 Libraries spread across the valley of Kashmir and Division of Ladakh. Efforts have been made to ensure online access to this invaluable information base through the development of the infrastructure and establishment of Campus Area Networks and Internet facility at almost each of these campuses. As of now the Library System has over 79639 accessions of books, periodical back files, theses and CD- Rom data bases. Accessions are being bar coded to automate the Library Services viz. circulation, retrieval, physical verification etc.

Table1: Literature available in the SKUAST-K library system

Type of Resource

Central Library

FOA Wadura

FVSc. & AH Shuhama

FoFi Rangil

KVK/ETC Malangpora

RR&RS Khudwani

TSRI Mirgund

RARAS Leh

RARAS Kargil

Total

Books

14000

14989

5600

1765

3013

1000

1250

820

613

43050

References Books

2750

1800

1250

330

255

225

190

220

115

7135

Current Periodicals

89

8

41

6

0

0

0

0

0

144

Periodical Back files

8200

5500

4200

322

350

150

165

125

165

19177

Theses

640

65

68

12

0

0

0

0

0

785

Reports

2364

3300

2182

34

460

215

335

252

195

9337

CD-ROM Databases

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

Total

28054

25662

13341

2469

4078

1590

1940

1417

1088

79639

 

Journal Collection at SKUAST-K Library System:

 

 

The SKUAST-K Library System has developed a large collection of journals in print form comprising of 15,000 volumes in total.  This is a valuable treasure of knowledge related to Agriculture and allied disciplines.  The name worthy journals in the back file collection are:

Table: Title-wise detail of Foreign Journals existing in print form  in the back file collection of SKUAST-K library system

S. No.

Name of Journal

Publisher

1.        

Acta Horticulturae

International Society for Horticultural Sciences

2.        

Agroforestry System

Springer-Verlag

3.        

Agronomy Journal

American Society of Agronomy

4.        

American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Back well Pub.

5.        

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Agricultural and Resource Economics of Australia

6.        

Biometrics: Journal of the International Biometric Society

Back well Pub.

7.        

Cereal Food World

American Association of Cereal Chemists

8.        

Crop Science

American Society of Agronomy

9.        

Environmental Conservation

Cambridge University Press

10.    

Euphytica: International Journal of Plant Breeding

Springer-Verlag GmbH

11.    

Forest Ecology and Management

Elsevier

12.    

HortScience

American Society for Horticultural Science

13.    

Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science

American Society for Horticultural Science

14.    

Journal of Economic Entomology

Entomological Society of America

15.    

Journal of Food Science

Back well Pub.

16.    

Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology

Headley Brothers Ltd

17.    

Journal of Irrigation and Drainage

Civil Engineers

18.    

Journal of the American Statistical Association

American Statistical Association

19.    

Nature

Nature Publishing

20.    

Phyto Pathology

American Phyto-pathological Society

21.    

Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture: An International Journal

Springer-Verlag GmbH

22.    

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

National Academy of Sciences

23.    

Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science

24.    

Scientia Horticulturae

Elsevier

25.    

Scientific American

Scientific American Inc.

26.    

Soil Science Society of American Journal

American Society of Agronomy

27.    

Transactions of the ASABE

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

28.    

Trends in Biotechnology

Elsevier

29.    

Trends in Plant Science

Elsevier

30.    

Sericologia

International Commission for Sericology, France

31.    

Aquaculture: an International Journal

Elsevier

32.    

Animal Reproduction Science: An International Journal

Elsevier

33.    

Australian Veterinary Journal

Back well Pub.

34.    

Avian Diseases

American Association of Avian Pathologists

35.    

Journal of Anatomy : Development, Evolution & Function

Back well Pub.

36.    

Journal of Comparative Pathology

Elsevier

37.    

Journal of Nutrition

American Society for Nutritional Sciences

38.    

Journal of Pharmacological Sciences

Japan Publications Trading Co; Ltd

39.    

Newzealand Vety. Journal

National Vety. Association

40.    

Physiological Reviews

American Physiological Society

41.    

Research in Veterinary Science

Elsevier

42.    

Small Ruminant Research

Elsevier

43.    

Veterinary Bulletin

Back well Pub.

44.    

Veterinary Clinics : Food Animal Practice

WB Saunders Company

45.    

Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice

WB Saunders Company

46.    

Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice

WB Saunders Company

47.    

Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice

WB Saunders Company

48.    

Veterinary Microbiology : An International Journal

Elsevier

49.    

Veterinary Parasitology: An International Journal

Elsevier

50.    

Veterinary Record 

McMillan-Scott Subscriber Services

51.    

Veterinary Surgery

Back well Pub.

52.    

World ‘s Poultry Science Journal

Cambridge University Press

 

Agro-Biological Abstract Databases:
 
  

The Library System has a rich collection of abstracts of journal articles in digital/electronic form i.e. 11 CDROM Databases subscribed from 2003 with retrospective data from 1972 onwards. About 9.45 million research articles (bibliographical data along with the abstracts) are available in these databases. The CDROM Databases are the most widely sought after source of information. This information is available on local network of the library. The CDROM Databases are not only used by the scientists and students of SKUAST-Kashmir but also students, scholars and researchers of some premier institutions of the state like that of The University of Kashmir, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Degree Colleges and other Research Institutions of the state engaged in agro-biological research.

    Table showing the detail of Abstract Data Bases on CD-ROM

S. No.

Name of Abstract Data Bases on CD-ROM

Coverage

01

CABI: Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (formerly CAB International)

1973 to Present

02

AGRICOLA

1975 to Present

03

AGRIS

1991 to Present

04

Biotechnology Abstracts

1982 to Present

05

Food Science Technology Abstracts (FSTA)

FSTA Current 1990 to Present FSTA Retrospective 1969 to 2012

06

Indian Science Abstract

1990 to 1999

07

Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE): U.S. National Library of Medicine's life science database

1997 to  Present

08

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

10,000 PAGES

09

International Bibliography on Rice Research (IBRR)

1951 to 2000

10

Current Agricultural Research & Information System (CARIS)

2002

11

Vet CD

1972 to present

  

 

 
 
 
 
 
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