AGRIS exceeds the threshold of 10 Million records!

The FAO AGRIS team is pleased to inform all AGRIS data providers and users about the AGRIS June 2019 data release

As of June 2019, the number of AGRIS multilingual bibliographic records has reached 10,090,427 records!

The AGRIS team at the FAO of the UN wishes to thank all AGRIS contributors and users for their help in exceeding the threshold of 10 Million records!

The next AGRIS data release will take place at the end of July 2019. The last day to submit data for the July release is the 15th July, after that date, the data will be used for the September release.

AGRIS : BACKGROUND

AGRIS (International Information System for the Agricultural Science and Technology) is a free of charge service that provides access and visibility to research information resources in agricultural and related sectors.

Since 1975, AGRIS has been maintained by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of the UN), thus helping enhance visibility of agricultural publications produced worldwide by governmental agencies, universities and research centres.

  • Currently, AGRIS network embraces 400 Data Providers (from up to 145 countries) which submit bibliographic data on research papers, reports, multimedia material, grey literature and other content types. Details about AGRIS data providers are hosted on CIARD RING.
  • AGRIS is used by students, researchers, lecturers, librarians and other information  professionals, publishers and professional associations, government officials, and is accessed by up to 600,000 users each month.
  • AGRIS records are (i) fully indexed by Google Scholar, (ii)  indexed (85 % of  AGRIS records) by AGROVOC multilingual Thesaurus, that covers all areas of interest of FAO including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc.   

If you have a general query in relation to AGRIS please contact: agris@fao.org

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