Subscribed E-journals, E-books and databases
Book publishing programme covers the life sciences and sustainable development, and CABI books provide key resources for study, practice and professional development. User can explore each subject area below, to see the latest books and series. Or use the search bar above to look for a particular title, author or topic.
CAB Abstracts EBSCOhost (Via university IS)
Produced by CABI, this is the leading English-language abstracts information service providing access to the world’s applied life sciences literature. Coverage includes agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health and nutrition.
This database features comprehensive subject indexing with the CAB Thesaurus–CABI’s controlled vocabulary tool–making searching easier and providing more precise access to all relevant research.
The international focus of the content gives access to a wide cross-section of global research. Indexing for over 10,000 academic journals, books, conference proceedings and reports specially selected by subject experts. Over 350000 full-text journal articles, reports and conference proceedings.
CABI Compendium Animal Health and Production (Via university IS)
The Animal Health and Production Compendium (AHPC) is an encyclopaedic, multimedia tool that brings together a wide range of different types of science-based information to support sound decision-making in animal husbandry and food production worldwide. It is comprised of information sourced from experts, edited and compiled by an independent scientific organization, and resourced by a diverse international Development Consortium. It is kept up to date routinely. Existing information on animal health and production has been collated, evaluated, organized and presented as a single resource. The AHPC is one of a series of compendia covering animal and plant production, pests and diseases.
CABI Compendium Crop Protection (Via university IS)
The Crop Protection Compendium is an encyclopaedic resource that brings together a wide range of different types of science-based information on all aspects of crop protection. It comprises detailed datasheets on pests, diseases, weeds, host crops and natural enemies that have been sourced from experts, edited by an independent scientific organization, and enhanced with data from specialist organizations, images, maps, a bibliographic database and full text articles. New datasheets and datasets continue to be added, datasheets are reviewed and updated, and search and analysis tools are being built.
CABI Compendium Forestry (Via university IS)
The Forestry Compendium was conceived to meet the need for the improved dissemination of knowledge on forest trees. The pilot phase in Compendium development in 1994-95 resulted in a demonstration version of a PC-based multimedia system. This interactive demonstration version was produced by CABI in collaboration with the Oxford Forestry Institute (OFI; now part of the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, UK) in a project sponsored by the Forestry Research Programme of the UK Overseas Development Administration (now the Department for International Development - DFID).
This collection specialized for the needs of agronomists and crop scientists. It includes installments from the acclaimed series Genetics Resources, Chromosomes Engineering, and Crop Improvement, along with detailed studies on individual crops, horticultural methods, soil fertility, crop security, and agroforestry.
This collection allows student and researches to access expert guidance on food safety, quality assurance, processing, brewing, regulations, and microbiology. This collection offers information on latest functional foods, antioxidants, foodborne pathogens, and packaging technologies.
With the help of the Soros Foundation Latvia and the Project EIFL direct (Electronic Information for Libraries Direct) users can work with the following on-line EBSCO databases:
- Academic Search Complete (Via university IS)
Academic Search™ Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 9,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,800 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.
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Academic Search Ultimate (Via university IS)
Database offers students and researchers an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes.
Subjects covered: animal science, anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion and philosophy, science and technology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many more.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1.5 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Journals indexed in ERIC
- European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
- Food Science Source (Campus access) (Via university IS)
Food Science Source provides users with access to information from numerous industry-leading sources while offering unmatched coverage integral to all aspects of food science, nutrition and related areas. This database also provides quick access to critical information, including complete full text with images, tables, charts and other graphical content from many key titles. It also includes benchmarks and best practices, providing examples of food science-related practices and developments from a world-wide range of industry players.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
- Health Source: Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
- MasterFILE Premier
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,600 current biomedical journals.
- Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
- OpenDissertations (Campus access) (Via university IS)
This is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.
- Teacher Reference Center
This database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
Database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. There are more than 141,500 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier Ltd.; Brill Academic Publishers; Taylor & Francis Ltd; Sage Publications, Ltd. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The Lursoft newspaper library is a compilation of publications, news and articles of Latvian newspapers and magazines on the Internet, which is updated daily with new publications from the newspapers' latest numbers. The newspaper archive is available from 1994, “Latvijas Vēstnesis” from 2000.
Access to the full texts of articles in the Department of Bibliographic Information (room 258) and in the Reference and Information Centre (room 255).
PROQUEST SCIENCEDIRECT e-books subscribed to under Project No 220.127.116.11/17/I/001 “Modernisation of LLU STEM Studies Programmes”, on the recommendation of the Latvia university of the Life Sciences and Technologies teaching staff (PDF)
ScienceDirect Freedom Collection database contains journals published by Elsevier.
Subject Areas in ScienceDirect:
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences
- Arts and Humanities
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
- Business, Management and Accounting
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance
- Environmental Science
- Immunology and Microbiology
- Materials Science
- Medicine and Dentistry
- Nursing and Health Professions
- Physics and Astronomy
- Social Sciences
- Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine
The list of journals included in database:
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The green mark = subscribed indicates issues available with full texts.
- Contains 46 million records, 70% with abstracts;
- Nearly 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide;
- Includes over 4.6 million conference papers;
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A web-based analytics solution with unparalleled power and flexibility that provides comprehensive access to the research performance. SciVal allows you to visualize your research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, identify and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports.
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Web of Science connects publications and researchers through citations and controlled indexing in curated databases spanning every discipline. Use cited reference search to track prior research and monitor current developments in over 100 year's worth of content that is fully indexed, including 2.6 million records.
InCite Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (Via university IS) - a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data.
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Our Web of Science databases:
- Web of ScienceTM Core Collection (1985-present)
- BIOSIS Citation IndexSM (1926-present)
- Current Contents Connect® (2009-present)
- Data Citation IndexSM (1900-present)
- Derwent Innovations IndexSM (1963-present)
- KCI-Korean Journal Database (1980-present)
- MEDLINE® (2009-present)
- Russian Science Citation Index (2005-present)
- SciELO Citation Index (1997-present)
- Zoological Record® (1864-present)
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Wiley offers an exceptional portfolio of articles and e-books. Half of which are published in partnership with prestigious international scholarly and professional societies. Titles cover the full spectrum of life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities, and include many titles ranked at the forefront of their field.
E-books subscribed to the Wiley Library database in the framework of project No 18.104.22.168/17/I/001 “Modernisation of LLU STEM study programmes”, on the recommendation of the teaching staff of the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (PDF)