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From the Resource Guide to Aquaculture Information

Name: AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)
Host: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Address: National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Blvd.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
Phone: (301) 504-5479
Access: via DIALOG Information Services; also on CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Comprehensive bibliographic database on the agricultural sciences including aquaculture. This is an index to the document collection at the National Agricultural Library as well as materials not in the library's collection.

Name: AGRIS (Agricultural Information System)
Host: FAO (Coordinating agency)
Address: Information Services Division
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Blvd.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2352 Phone: (301) 504-6813
Access: via CompuServe; via DIALOG Information Services; via DATA STAR
(account required)
Cost: Yes
Scope: Bibliographic database of worldwide agricultural literature which includes aquaculture.

Name: Aquaculture II
Host: National Agricultural Library
Aquaculture Information Center
10301 Baltimore Blvd.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
Phone: (301) 504-5558
FAX: (301) 504-6409
Access: CD-ROM
Cost: Free while supplies last
Scope: 154 aquaculture publications in full text with page images.

Host: Environment Canada
Address: Environment Canada
Ecosystem Sciences and Evaluation Directorate
Ottawa, ON Canada K1A 0H3
Phone: (613) 993-1210
Cost: Yes
Access: CAN/OLE also as CD-ROM: Citations and abstracts on Canadian water resources and environmental topics - retrospective only.

Name: AQUIRE (Aquatic Toxicity Information Retrieval Database)
Host: Scientific Outreach Program
Address: U.S. EPA
Environmental Research Laboratory-Duluth
6201 Congdon Blvd.
Duluth, MN 55804
Phone: (218) 720-5602
FAX: (218) 720-5539
Access: via Internet: telnet or telnet (request packet from above address prior to accessing database)
Scope: Contains records on data on acute, chronic, bioaccumulative and sublethal effects of approximately 5,100 chemical substances and on 2,400 freshwater and saltwater organisms.

Name: ASFA (Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts)
Host: FAO (Coordinating agency)
Address: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
7200 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 961-6750
Access: via CompuServe; via DIALOG; also on CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Bibliographic citations on biology of aquatic organisms, as well as aquatic issues in ecology, ecosystems, fisheries, policy, legislation, technology and engineering, commerce, and pollution.

Host: BIOSIS, Philadelphia, PA
Address: BIOSIS
User Communications
2100 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1399
Phone: (800) 523-4806 or (215) 587-4847
Access: via CompuServe; via Dialog; also on CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Citations and abstracts in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Name: CAB Abstracts (formerly Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux)
Host: CAB International
Address: Farnham Royal
Slough, United Kingdom
Access: via CompuServe; via Dialog; via NISS gateway in United
Kingdom; also on CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Provides citations and abstracts in English to the worldwide literature of agriculture. Comprised of some 50 subfields including veterinary medicine/science.

Name: CRIS (Current Research Information System)
Host: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Address: CRIS/USDA
5th Floor
National Agricultural Library
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
Phone: (301) 504-3816
Access: via Dialog; also on CD-ROM; also future searching via Internet
Cost: Yes
Scope: Contains project summaries of ongoing research conducted by USDA and State agricultural research entities.

Name: FARAD (Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank)
Host: Food and Drug Administration
Address: [East Region]
4700 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 829-4431
Access: via Internet:
Address: [Central Region]
Animal Poison Control Center
University of Illinois
College of Veterinary Medicine
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-3611
Address: [West Region]
Veterinary Medicine Extension
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (916) 752-7507
Access: via Internet:
Cost: Free
Scope: Cannot access database directly but must go through staff. Database lists approved trade names, generic drug, access by species, withdrawal times, and indications for use. Also contains specific generic drug data, levels in feeds, tolerances, USDA Residue Avoidance Program projects, and bibliographic files.

Address: FISHLIT Information Service
J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology
Private Bag 1015
Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Phone: (0461) 27124
Access: Direct dial and future via Internet:
Cost: Yes
Scope: Includes literature on aquaculture particularly practical information, information on finfish and abalone, and South Africa aquaculture information as well as general fisheries information.

Name: Fish and Fisheries Worldwide
Host: National Information Services Corporation
Address: Ste. #6
Wyman Towers
3100 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: (410) 243-0797
Access: CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Combines the databases from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries Review, the FISHLIT database from J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology at Rhodes University in South Africa, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Aquaculture file, and Fish Health News abstracts.

Name: FSTA (Food Science and Technology Abstracts)
Host: International Food Information Service
Address: Herriotstrasse 5
D-60000 Frankfurt am Main 71
Federal Republic of Germany
Phone: 069/6687 281
Access: via CompuServe; via Dialog; also on CD-ROM
Cost: Yes
Scope: Research and new development literature in food science and technology.

Name: National Water Quality Database
Host: Purdue University
Address: Extension Specialist, Water Quality and Environment
Cooperative Extension Service
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1530
Phone: (317) 494-7924
Access: via Internet; telnet (login id: cerf; password: Purdue); gopher; select "The Purdue Cooperative Extension Gopher Information Server" select "Environment" then select "National Water Quality Database" (Write for guide).
Cost: Free
Scope: Lists current water quality publications, audiovisuals, bibliographic citations in the Water Quality Bibliography and more than 100 Extension documents.

Name: NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
Host: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
Address: 5285 Port Royal Rd.
Springfield, VA 22161
Phone: (703) 487-4650
Access: via Dialog
Cost: Yes
Scope: U.S. government-sponsored research, development, and engineering plus analyses.

Host: National Library of Medicine
Address: MEDLARS Management Section
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Phone: (800) 638-8480 or (301) 496-6193
Access: via CompuServe; via Dialog
Cost: Yes
Scope: Toxicological, pharmacological, biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and chemicals.

Name: UIAIS (University of Idaho Aquaculture Information Service)
Host: University of Idaho
Address: Librarian
Aquaculture Information Service
Aquaculture Research Institute
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-2260
Access: (208) 885-5992 for information
Cost: Direct dial costs
Scope: Information on references held in the Idaho Fish and Game Library, the Western Regional Aquaculture/Fisheries Distinguished Scientist Collection, the National Agricultural Library, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Reference Service, the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Parks Library, the U.S. Department of Interior Office of Water Research and Technology, among others.

Name: Water Resources Abstracts
Host: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Address: 7200 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (800) 843-7751
Access: CD-ROM and CSA's Internet Database Service,
Cost: Yes
Scope: WRA contains comprehensive coverage of water planning ( including demand, economics, and cost allocations), the water cycle (including precipitation, snow, groundwater, lakes and erosion), and water quality (including pollution and wastewater treatment). Related legal and engineering issues are also examined.

(American Water Works Association and
AWWA Research Foundation bibliography)
Address: Dialog Information Services Inc.
Marketing Department
3460 Hillview Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (800) 334-2564 or (415) 858-3785
FAX: (415) 858-7069
Access: via Dialog; via CompuServe
Cost: Yes
Scope: Index of publications related to water and waste water.