AGRIS reaches 9,240,587 bibliographic records (May 2018)

As of May 2018, number of AGRIS multilingual bibliographic records/resources has reached 9,240,587.

New 29,453 records include all received data until April 2018. The next AGRIS data release will take place in June 2018. AGRIS wishes to thank all AGRIS contributors and users!

AGRIS : BACKGROUND 

FAO - 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, thus helping enhance visibility of agricultural publications produced worldwide by governmental agencies, universities and research centres.

#  Currently, AGRIS network embraces 350 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.

The AGRIS network is comprised of up to 14,000 registered AGRIS members

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:

  • fully indexed by Google Scholar,
  • indexed (85 % of  AGRIS records) by AGROVOC multilingual Thesaurusthat 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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