For an overview of the Cycle of Scientific Communication click here: Scientific Communication.
For an outline of a Comprehensive Science Literature Review click here: Science Literature Review.
For tips on improving database search results click here: Improving Database Search Results.
Search specialized magazines and journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some suggested browsing examples are: Annals of Tourism Research; Biological Conservation; Conservation Biology; Environmental Ethics; Environmental Values; Environmental Philosophy; Environmental Management; International Journal of Wilderness; Journal of Ecotourism; Journal of Environmental Management; Journal of Heritage Tourism; Journal of Leisure Research; Journal of Sustainable Tourism; Leisure Sciences; Leisure Studies; Mountain Research and Development; Natural Areas Journal; Parks; Tourism Management.
Browse or Search Ejournal Packages (note: some allow keyword searching of article fulltext):
For an explanation of Popular vs. Scholarly (magazines versus research journals) click here: Popular vs. Scholarly.
For an explanation of Peer Review click here: Peer Review in 5 Minutes.
For an overview of placing article alerts click here: Article Alerts.
Book catalog resources:
For a detailed view of Dewey Decimal call numbers click on: Dewey Decimal Classification Summaries.
Main Government Document call numbers for browsing Forestry materials in the Mansfield Library book stacks: Level One - A 13
|Research Papers||A 13.78||(Initials of Station - Number of Paper)|
|Research Notes||A 13.79||(Initials of Station - Number of Note)|
|Resource Bulletin||A 13.80||(Initials of Station - Number of Bulletin)|
|General Technical Report||A 13.88||(Initials of Station - Number of Report)|
|U.S. Forest and Range Experiment Station||Station Initials|
|Forest Products Laboratory||FPL|
|Intermountain Research Station||INT|
|North Central Forest Experiment Station||NC|
|Northeastern Forest Experiment Station||NE|
|Pacific NorthWest Forest and Range Experiment Station||PNW|
|Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station||RM|
|Southeastern Forest Experiment Station||SE|
|Southern Forest Experiment Station||SO|
|U.S.D.A., Forest Service, Washington, D.C.||WO|
See U.S. Forest Service Publications for more information.