CAB International (CABI)

CABI is a U.K.-based not for profit organization established by a United Nations treaty level agreement between more than 40 Member Countries. CABI specializes in scientific publishing (for-profit information products, although special pricing is available for member countries and consortia), research (particularly pest identification and biocontrol), and communication (capacity building). CAB Abstracts and CAB Abstracts Archive proprietary databases provide bibliographic references with comprehensive abstracts to nearly seven million records covering global aspects of the applied life sciences back to 1913. Global Health and Global Health Archive are similar services, but with more coverage of international and grey literature on issues of public health including nutrition and food security. CAB Abstracts Plus adds full text resources to the database such as journal articles, conference proceedings, reviews, distribution maps of plant diseases and pests, as well as descriptions of fungi and bacteria. CABI also produces Internet Resources portals on specialized topics that include bibliographic information, full text documents, reference materials, news items, calendars, links to listservs, fact sheets, and job announcements. CABI Compendia, compiled in cooperation with stakeholders around the world, are interactive, mutlimedia tools available on the topics: Animal Health and Production, Aquaculture, Crop Protection, Forestry, and Invasive Species (under development). The CAB Thesaurus containing more than 48,000 descriptive terms, is used for indexing all CABI products. The CABI website also provides access to a CABI projects database with findings and reports, as well as to news items and blog entries. Delivery Platforms include CABIs own platform, CAB Direct, as well a numerous commercial services.
Bibliographic/abstracts, full-text, portals, fact sheets, projects, news, mutlimedia tools
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