Horticulture: Some Resources

CSES, HORT, AECT, PLPA, HESC Agriculture Librarian

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Necia Parker Gibson
Contact:
Mullins Library 220N

Email is the best way to contact me. neciap@uark.edu

I've set my office phone to forward to my cell phone. We'll see how that works.

I'm working from home starting 3/16/2020 until further notice. Email or use the text number below. If you want me, particularly, ask for me.

Text a librarian: 479-385-0803

For students, faculty, and staff I will:
Answer your questions via email, phone or Skype or Facetime (until we are back to face to face).
Recommend databases for your topic.
Meet individually to work out your topic or discuss research strategies.

For faculty, I will:
Provide in-person library instruction tailored to your class, or tailored research guides to your class, with some lead time.

Meet with your students individually or in small groups.
Track down tricky citations. Purchase books and other materials, as funds allow.

I do consultations via email, Skype or Facetime (as well as face to face, when we can again).
Email me for an appointment.
479-575-8421
Website

Please ask if you aren't sure where to start.

To get started, decide what information you need. Need help? Please ask!

Definitions or discrete facts are more easily found in dictionaries and handbooks. Books often give good overviews and background on topics, and articles in journals are a good source of current research and trends.

watercolor image of an Arkansas Black apple, from the NAL watercolor collection, by Deborah G. Passmore. "U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705"

This beautiful hand-drawn illustration of an Arkansas Black apple is from a collection of images at the National Agricultural Library (linked below).

 

Databases for Horticulture