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Hemp: Getting Started
A guide on growing, producing, marketing, and researching.
AgricolaThis link opens in a new windowCitations and abstracts of materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions in the agricultural and related sciences. Ninety percent of the records describe journal articles and book chapters, and the remaining ten percent describe monographs, series, microforms, audiovisuals, maps, theses, patents, software, and technical reports.
AGRIS (United Nations/Food and Agriculture Organization)This link opens in a new windowThe AGRIS open archives and bibliographical databases cover the many aspects of agriculture, including forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, and human nutrition from extension literature from over 100 participating countries.
Material includes unique grey literature such as unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers, government publications, and more.
BIOSIS Previews and Biological Abstracts/RRMThis link opens in a new windowBIOSIS Previews combines journal content from Biological Abstracts with supplemental, non-journal coverage from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings).
BIOSIS Citation IndexThis link opens in a new windowBIOSIS Citation Index combines the carefully indexed life science coverage found in BIOSIS Previews (Biological Abstracts, Reports, Reviews, and Meetings) with the power of cited reference searching.
Business Source CompleteThis link opens in a new windowProvides full-text for thousands of business journals and other sources, peer-reviewed business publications, trade journals/general business magazines, books (most indexed by chapter), industry reports and market research reports.
CAB Abstracts (CABI) and Global HealthThis link opens in a new windowAgricultural and applied life sciences journals, books, proceedings, monographs, and technical reports, with emphasis on agronomy, forestry, public health, environmental issues, and the management of natural resources.
CompendexThis link opens in a new windowCompendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. It includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings.
IEEE XploreThis link opens in a new windowThe IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery of scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners.
Engineering IndexThis link opens in a new windowIncludes METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings and government publications. Includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
Advanced Technologies & Aerospace CollectionThis link opens in a new windowCovers research, emerging technologies, applications and companies in the areas of aeronautics, astronautics, computer & information technology, electronics, communications, solid state materials and devices, and space sciences in over 1,000 primary journals plus patent information, conference proceedings, books, theses and reports.
SciFinder ScholarThis link opens in a new windowOnline access to Chemical Abstracts. If you are a first-time user, you must register to use. To use this registration, you must be on the University of Kentucky campus network, be a UK student or faculty or staff, and you must have an active UK email address. Learn more about SciFinder.
A Farm Bill passed by Congress last year included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started research projects, but Kentucky is at the forefront, experimenting with creating a new industry around this plant. NewsHour's Christopher Booker reports. Published Oct. 2015
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