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Horticulture Research Guide: Finding Articles & More

Library Databases

 

 

This page provides suggested keywords and search tips for using library databases, as well as a list of suggested databases for your horticulture research.

Suggested Keywords

Some suggested keywords for searching library databases:

  • botany
  • horticulture
  • plants
  • gardening
  • ecology
  • human-plant relationships
  • plants and civilizations
  • nursery
  • greenhouse
  • plant reproduction
  • plant biology
  • plant taxonomy
  • perennials
  • annuals
  • landscape/landscaping

Search Tip: Use the database's Subject Terms tool or Thesaurus tool for help identifying more keywords for searching! When you're in a database like Academic Search Complete, click Subject Terms in the purple banner (see below), then enter a keyword like horticulture. You'll get a list of terms specific to horticulture that can help you narrow your research.

Library Databases

The following is a list of library databases specific to horticulture, as well as some general subject databases, to help you with your research.

Click on a database name to access that database and begin searching. You may have to enter your myMCC username and password if you're off campus or using your own computer.

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