FAO employees at headquarters can access Library resources - through IP recognition - from any FAO computer.
FAO employees in the field can also access most current subscriptions through IP recognition. The trials should be accessed through the FAO Security Gateway (SAG). If you encounter any issues with the SAG or your IP, please contact the library at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to solve it as soon as possible.
Nature Climate Change is a monthly journal dedicated to publishing the most significant and cutting-edge research on the science of climate change, its impacts and wider implications for the economy, society and policy.
Scientific American is the award-winning authoritative source for science discoveries and technology innovations.
FAO employees may access the print version inside the FAO Library. If you are interested in one or more articles in pdf, please write us at email@example.com and we will send you the articles by mail.
Database update – Economist Intelligence Unit
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has a new corporate homepage, www.eiu.com/un, which will continue to be accessible through any FAO computer. Please note though that all existing user accounts have been deactivated on Friday, 29th April 2016 and that you will have to re-register (from a FAO computer) to be able to access EIU content also from any offsite computer.
1. The African Studies Companion Online contains entries covering guides and resources for African languages, Africa cartography and maps, African film, African studies journals, magazines and newsletters, media guides and news sources for Africa, the African press, African studies library collections worldwide, national archives in Africa, centers of African studies and African studies programs worldwide, awards and prizes in African studies.
2. The Africa Yearbook Online covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa – all related to developments in one calendar year.
Econlit is the database of the American Economic Association Database on economic research. It contains more than one million records, with citations and abstracts dating back to 1886. Journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers and full-text book reviews. Take a look at the list of journals indexed in Econlit. It is accessible through the EBSCOhost search platform.
Web of Science
Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science (WOS) is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of leading scholarly literature. This powerful tool is useful for staying up-to-date with the latest publications in FAO’s areas of work, discovering who is citing your work or the work of others, and discovering better ways to effectively manage your references. For detailed information on all its possibilities visit the ‘Get started’ page on the WOS website.
In order to get the most out of WOS and to be able to access the resource from anywhere, including mobile devices and non FAO computers, we recommend you to create your own user account. 1. Go to webofknowledge.com from a FAO computer or through SAG. 2. Click sign in along the top navigation. 3. Click Register to create a new account.
Cambridge Law Reports 2017
3 April - 19 May
Cambridge Law Reports offers fast and easy access to key case reports, including the contents of the leading International Law Reports series. The database provides users with extensive search options and a unique browse feature to quickly find required content using variables such as keyword, the parties involved, judge's name, court or year of case.
PoolParty is a world-class semantic technology suite that offers sharply focused solutions to your knowledge organization and content business. Choose your semantic modules and build the backbone of your enterprise semantic services infrastructure. PoolParty grows with the demands of your information management.
Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been a forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. Foreign Affairs is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a non-profit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.
Oxford Classical Dictionary contains 6,000 full-text online articles from the print 4th edition as well as newly commissioned and updated entries. It is the first place to turn for clear, authoritative information on all aspects of ancient culture.
Edward Elgar Publishing is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the social sciences and law. The trial provides access to the eBook collections, including law, economics, business and social and political science titles, through the Elgaronline platform.
The Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law is a landmark reference work, providing definitive and comprehensive coverage of this dynamic field. The Encyclopedia is organised into 12 volumes around top-level subjects – such as: water, energy and climate change – that reflect some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Each volume probes the key elements of law, the essential concepts, and the latest research through concise, structured entries written by international experts. The electronic edition features a specially designed interface, powerful search, and direct linking to references.
The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Today the Society publishes a range of scientific journals covering the breadth of scientific disciplines including its most recent publication, Open Science. The full text of the following journals are accessible through IP recognition and are part of the trial:
Edward Elgar Publishing is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the social sciences and law. The trial provides access to the 2013 and 2014 eBook collections, including law, economics, business and social and political science titles, through the Elgaronline platform. The content includes scholarly monographs, handbooks, encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Note that the 'Refine by subject' menu on the left can be used to find accessible books in specific subject areas, e.g. Development Studies, Environment.