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 DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR FAO STAFF 

 

Access the most up-to-date electronic scientific literature (e-journals, e-books and bibliographic databases) from major publishers.


How to access?

FAO headquarters & field offices
You can access the resources directly from your FAO desktop (through IP recognition) by clicking on the individual resources listed below or by searching the Library's Full-text Finder, a single interface allowing you to search by journal or book title within all the digital resources collections.

Teleworking
Log in to the Secure Access Gateway (SAG)*. Once logged in you have various access options:
1. Copy and paste the url of the article or book directly in the SAG's browse box.
2. Go to this page and click on one of the publisher's search platforms listed below.
3. Visit the Library's Full-text Finder

* Note regarding the SAG: The below listed resources may behave differently for different users depending on the nature of your connection and equipment at home. Library staff is working with CIO to ensure smooth access through the SAG during this period of teleworking, and are working on a permament solution. If you encounter any issues, please contact us at fao-library-reference@fao.org. Many thanks for your patience.

CABI 

e-books

CAB e-books collection (2011-2024)
Includes: Agriculture, animal & veterinary, Environmental science, Human health & nutrition, Leisure & tourism, and Plant science (589 titles)
Access: CAB e-books

ELSEVIER

e-books

The Focus collection(1995-2024)
Includes 3,500 monographs, 28 encyclopedia's and 24 encyclopedia's covering agricultural, biological, food and environmental sciences (title list)
Access: Science Direct

e-journals

The Government edition (1995-2024)
Includes 2,285 journals (title list)
Access: Science Direct

 

JSTOR

e-journals & reports

5 collections (no. 1 -)
Includes: Arts & Sciences I, Business I, Business II, Life sciences, and Sustainability
(504 titles & 5,400 research reports: title lists)
Access: JSTOR

 

NATURE

e-journals

4 titles (1997-2024)
Nature 
Nature Climate Change 
Nature Food 
Nature Sustainability 

 

TAYLOR & FRANCIS

e-books

1 collection (2015 - )
Includes the Environment & Agriculture collection (title list)
Access: Taylor & Francis

Please note that this search platform does not work properly through the SAG. To obtain books from T&F, kindly write us at fao-library-reference@fao.org and we will download the publications for you.

e-journals

4 collections (no.1 -)
Includes: Earth sciences, Environment & Agriculture, Bioscience, Food science & technology (204 titles: list)
Access: Taylor & Francis

 WILEY

e-books

The UBCM frontlist collection (2016-2024)
(4,858 titles: list)
Access: Wiley 

e-journals

The Custom Collection (1997-2024)
Includes: Agriculture, aquaculture & food science; Earth, space & environmental science; Social & behavioral science (332 titles: list)
Access: Wiley 

OTHER FULL-TEXT RESOURCES

Africa Confidential
The Economist
Oxford English Dictionary
Science
Yearbook of International Organizations


OECD publications: The Library cannot provide you with direct access unfortunatly. To obtain PDFs, please write us as fao-library-loans@fao.org

  BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESEARCH

African Research Online

Access: FAO staff
Full-Text:yes

CAB Abstracts

English-language bibliographic and abstract database covering the applied life sciences includes agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition.
Access: FAO staff
Full-text: partially (depending of FAO agreement with publisher)

EconLit

Bibliographic database 
Access: FAO staff (through EDS interface)
Full-text: no

Economist Intelligence Unit

Access: FAO staff
Full-text: yes


Online FAO Library Catalog

FAO documents since 1945 (digital and print), non FAO monographs since 1976 and an extensive FAO and non FAO serials collection.
Access: public
Full-text: partially (depending of FAO agreement with publisher)


Web of Science

The world’s largest abstract and citation platform of leading peer-reviewed international and regional scientific literature (published serially) in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities
Access: FAO staff
Full-text: partially (depending of FAO agreement with publisher)