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GENCOMM 1201T Exploring Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership

Getting your hands on resources for your major:

1. Books:  both print and ebooks


ATI Catalog

OSU Catalog

OhioLink Catalog


Trade Journals, print and available at ATI Library


2. Databases

All Research Databases


Ebsco Databases


  • Academic Search Complete
  • Agricola
  • Environment Complete
  • FSTA-Food Science and Technology Complete
  • Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture Index
  • GreenFILE
  • Science Reference Center
  • Education Research Complete
  • ERIC
  • Education Full Text


Communication & Leadership

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete
  • Newspaper Source
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • PsychINFO
  • Soc Index with Full Text
  • Sociological Collection
  • TOPICsearch


Non Ebsco Databases


Research questions:

1.  Using the Agricultural Statistics database, determine the 2014 planted acres of oats for Wayne County, Ohio The answer can be a range.

2. In Agris, use the keyword goats and then narrow the search to find theses written on the topic.  How many are listed?

3.  In AHPC (Animal Health and Production Compendium) which virus has the most research PEDV or PdCV?  How many articles are related to Ohio?

4. Look through the EBSCO databases.  Which ones should you look at to find info on genetically modified food?  Try it, then try another and compare the results.

5.  Select three databases that might have something on sustainability?  What other search terms could you use for sustainability?