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E-reference works

A selection of interesting e-handbooks within Life Science and Veterinary Medicine. You can find many more in the library catalogue REX.

Subject specific encyclopedias
Common encyclopedias (free public access)
Laboratory protokols

Subject specific encyclopedias - a selection

Animal Health & Production Compendium
Coverage of the health and production of the most economically important food animals, with especially detailed information on pigs, poultry and ruminants. The following components are used: Disease datasheets covering approximately 300 infectious diseases, plus pathogens and other factors affecting the health of pigs, poultry and ruminants.

Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition
covers the whole of nutrition including basic aspects of digestion and metabolism, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins, feed intake, common feeds, feed processing, deficiency diseases, and nutritional disorders..

Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences
Topics as the molecular biology of forest trees, the role of forests in the carbon cycle, computer modeling and the use of recently developed methods such as geographic information systems. More traditional aspects such as forest biology and ecology, the processing of forest resources into a wide range of products, forestry management and practice and the economic and social aspects of forestry.

Encyclopedia of Soil Science
Subjects include: ISRIC-World Soil Information ; root growth and agricultural management ; nitrate leaching management ; podzols; paramos soils ; water repellant soils ; rare earth elements, tillage ; irrigation ; erosion control ; minerals ; ground water, and soil degradation ; outlines the agricultural, environmental, industrial, and cultural components that affect soil productivity.

Encyclopedic dictionary of landscape and urban planning. Multilingual Reference Book in English, Spanish, French, and German. Springer Verlag 2010.

Forest ecology and conservation, a handbook of techniques
Outline of the main methods and techniques available to forest ecologists

Forest Inventory
Developed as a forest inventory textbook for students and also serves as a handbook for practical foresters. This book is divided into four sections, and it deals with sampling issues. Most applications involve remote sensing technology of some sort, and this work also deals with the use of remote sensing material for this purpose.

TAIR - The Arabidopsis Information Resource
The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) maintains a database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana . Data available from TAIR includes the complete genome sequence along with gene structure, gene product information, gene expression, DNA and seed stocks, genome maps, genetic and physical markers, publications, and information about the Arabidopsis research community

Common encyclopedias

Oxford Reference Online 
Samling af 100 opslagsværker om mange forskellige emner. Desuden adgang til ordbøger på engelsk, fransk, tysk, italiensk og spansk.

Laboratory protocols and -manuals

Laboratorieprotocols from Springer
Database containing laboratory protokols within  Biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, infectious diseases, protein science, plant science etc. 

Food analysis laboratory manual (e-book, Springer 2010)