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Forestry Literature Access through Computer Systems

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Use of computer systems for bibliographic searching has many advantages for foresters, including time saved in locating references. Many bibliographic systems can give the user a list of published references on his topic, as well as brief abstracts; and some systems reference unpublished reports, statistics, legislation, or research still in progress. Systems differ in the products given users, the subjects covered, the types of documents referenced, and costs charged to users, but all are concerned with facilitating the flow of information.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Information Systems Specialist, Center for Quantitative Studies, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona, Tucson

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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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