Univmely of'Puerto Ric
College of Agriculnuma Sdenc
Exp erim en t
The Agricultural Experi-
ment Station (AES) Li-
~brary is a unit of the
SCollege of Agricultural
A Sciences, Mayaguez
Campus. It was estab-
lished in 1915 by
It is a unit especially designed for
scientific research in the agricultural
sciences. However, it handles all
types of requests and provides ser-
vices to the public in general. Its
collection includes: books, journals,
documents, pamphlets, discs, com-
pacts, data bases and other re-
sources of importance.
At present, project C-503
"Technological Modernization of the
AES Library" is being developed.
The objective of this project is to
facilitate the user with the neces-
sary tools for a fast search of infor-
mation through printed and elec-
tronic resources. It is our goal to be
at the forefront in agricultural sci-
ences and technology.
The Library is located in the basement of the Biol-
ogy Building at the Rio Piedras Research Center of
=> To help AES scientists in the search of re-
sources for their research work.
STo provide the users with necessary equipment
and adequate access to electronic resources.
> To teach the users how to conduct searches in
data bases and printed resources.
> To promote the use of library resources
through the WEB.
1. Loans of consultation
2. Photocopies of materials.
3. Preparation of specialized bibliographies.
4. Telephone and electronic mail consultation.
5. Library orientation and instruction conversa-
6. Computerized list of serial publication titles.
7. Training in the use of data bases and other
8. Access to Internet.
9. Access to some Microsoft Office programs.
10. Laser printing service for documents.
11. Information transfer to compact discs or zips.
12. Orientation on new acquisitions.
13. Interlibrary loans.
14. Access to library resources through the public
catalogue DRA WEB2.
List of some data bases and electronic
Abi/Inform commodity administration
Academic Search Premier general topics
American Chemical Society Journals
Biography Resource Center biographies
Biological and Agricultural Index Plus biology and
Education Full Text education
Newspaper Source -United States and Interna-
Ust of some data bases and
electronic journals available
Social Sciences Full Text social sciences
Web of Sciences
The data bases provide remote access and full
text from selected journals by the editor.
For a complete list of data bases and electronic
journals, please connect the following elec-
Rules of use for computers:
Present personal identification with photo.
Register in the data base at the information
desk before using the equipment.
Use the computer assigned by the library per-
Make effective use of the equipment.
Users are not allowed to:
Expose information on the hard disk of the com-
Manipulate, change or modify the archives and
the configuration of the computer.
Turn on and off the computer without authoriza-
The user that does not comply with these rules is not
allowed to receive our services.
University of Puerto Ri
College ofAgricultural Science
1193 Calle GuayacAn
Jardfn Bot6nico Sur
San Juan Puerto Rico, 00926-118
Phone: (787) 767-9705 ext. 2055, 2065, 2052, 2053