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Forest Management Research Guide: Home

Information resources for Forest Management or Forestry research and study

Start Here / Best Databases

Other Relevant Databases

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.

Suggested databases:

Journals

Search specialized journals when looking for articles on your research topic. Some suggested browsing examples are: Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Forest Science; Forest Ecology and Management; Tree Physiology; Journal of Forestry; Forest Products Journal; Southern Journal of Applied Forestry; Agroforestry Systems; Northern Journal of Applied Forestry.

To browse journal titles, click here: Mansfield Library Journals.

Browse or search ejournal packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article full text):

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.

To evaluate, compare, and rank journals using citation data, click on Journal Citation Reports or Scimago.

Book Catalogs

Main Dewey Decimal call numbers for browsing forestry materials in the Mansfield Library book stacks: 634.9 and 333.7

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 on 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 Stations 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 on the Forestry Research Guide at Humboldt State University for more information.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks

Grants and Funding Sources

Legal, Legislative and News Information Sources

Web Sites - Search Engines

Some suggested search engines are:

Citation Guides

Here are some resources to help you manage your bibliographies:

  • CSE Citation Guide
  • Scientific Style and Format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers (808.066 S4169)
  • EndNote

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