Advances in Information Systems and Services for the Forestry Community

Author: Dwinell, L. David

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 76, Number 2, 1 February 1978 , pp. 80-83(4)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Abstract:

The information needs of research scientists, subject specialists, and practicing foresters are complex and can best be met by integrated information service networks such as PACFORNET. PACFORNET is confined to the Pacific Coast, but computerized information retrieval can be obtained nationwide. Computer-based bibliographic systems are particularly valuable to scientists and subject specialists. Announcement services for applied literature are of particular value to nonresearch foresters. Both services require good document delivery from university and government libraries.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Principal Research Plant Pathologist, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Athens, Georgia

Publication date: February 1, 1978

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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