Actionbioscience.org is a non-commercial, educational web site created to promote bioscience literacy. The web site provides peer reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to six bioscience content areas: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, and science policy. Actionbioscience.org is owned and operated by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), a scientific association dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society.
AgSpace is the National Agricultural Library's (NAL's) digital repository and includes selected articles, research and other information produced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In addition to the current research, digitized publications have been added to enrich and open access to materials previously available only through loan or on-site use.
The purpose of the American Standard for Nursery Stock (ANSI Z60.1) is to provide buyers and sellers of nursery stock with a common terminology in order to facilitate transactions involving nursery stock. For instance, the standards establish common techniques for (a) measuring plants, (b) specifying and stating the size of plants, (c) determining the proper relationship between height and caliper, or height and width, and (d) determining whether a root ball or container is large enough for a particular size plant. As a Free PDF download.
Various Austrian publishers attempting to make publicly available the published knowledge of science as PDF or citations public. Beginning in 2012, in collaboration with the Geological Survey, a large collection of geo-scientific journals is introduced, the original source is available at opac.geologie.ac.at. Also in 2012, through a partnership with the Academy of Sciences, many additional scientific works are offered. Many authors linked to bio-information and bibliographic data are available, which are managed in the database ZOBODAT www.zobodat.at.