The Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute (FAPRI)A unique, dual-university research program, established in 1984 by a grant from the U.S. Congress, to prepare baseline projections for the U.S. agricultural sector and international commodity markets and to develop capability for policy analysis using comprehensive data and computer modeling systems of the world agricultural market.
The Food BibliographyThe Food Bibliography is an on-line resource providing a growing data base of bibliographic materials for researchers in the field of food history and, more generally, food studies.
AGreeSeeks to drive positive change in the food and agriculture system by connecting and challenging leaders from diverse communities to catalyze action and elevate food and agriculture as a national priority.
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USDA ERSERS research focuses on food security in U.S. households, food security's impact on the well-being of children, adults, families, and communities, and food security's relationship to public policies, public assistance programs, and the economy.
USDA: Dept. of AgricultureThe Economic Research Service provides key indicators, outlook analysis, and a wealth of data on the U.S. food and agricultural system. Along with information on farming practices, structure, and performance, ERS produces data on such diverse topics as farm and rural households, commodity markets, food marketing, agricultural trade, diet and health, food safety, food and nutrition assistance programs, natural resources and the environment, and the rural economy.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
FAO Statistical YearbookThe FAO Statistical Yearbook is the foremost collection of statistical data on world food and agriculture.
Data.govHere you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Earth Policy InstituteEPI’s goals are (1) to provide a global plan (Plan B) for moving the world onto an environmentally and economically sustainable path, (2) to provide examples demonstrating how the plan would work, and (3) to keep the media, policymakers, academics, environmentalists, and other decision-makers focused on the process of building a Plan B economy.
SocINDEX with Full TextWhy search here?
SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database.What's included?
Provides comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Also features over 10,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched-for authors in the database.
Environment CompleteWhy search here?
This resource provides deep subject coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning and more.What's included?
Contains full text for many of the most used journals in the discipline, along with full text for such relevant monographs as Encyclopedia of World Environmental History and Advances in Water Treatment & Environmental Management.
Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)Why search here?
This database -- formerly Environmental Studies and Policy Collection -- provides robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers and corporate interests.What's included?
The database includes more than five million articles from magazines and academic journals published between 1980 and the present.
AgricolaWhy search here?
Agricola is a database of materials acquired by the National Agriculture Library and other institutions. These are bibliographic records for books, journals, and audiovisual materials in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and animal science.What's included?
Citations and some full text. If full text is not directly available, search the journals or publication by name in the Simmons Library catalog.
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Communication and Mass Media Complete is a combination of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles and provides indexing, abstracts and full-text journal articles and other materials related to communication and mass media.What's included?
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