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The Dewey range: 630-639, 712-719
This collection covers agriculture and related technologies; plant injuries, diseases, pests; field and plant crops; orchards, fruits, forestry; garden crops (horticulture), vegetables; animal husbandry; processing dairy and related products; insect culture; hunting, fishing, conservation and related technologies; and landscape architecture and design.
The University does not teach agriculture as such, but collects in this area to support the teaching and research needs of the School of Life & Environmental Sciences and the School of Architecture & Building within the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment. Resources in this area are also used to varying degrees by Schools in the Faculty of Arts and Education and the Faculty of Health.
Major online databases such as Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts, the Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management group of databases, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Art and Architecture Complete, Applied Science & Technology Abstracts, SciVerse, Wiley Interscience, Web of Knowledge, Biological Abstracts and FSTA provide access to a comprehensive range of information. Specialised collections on commercial fishing and culture of fish and invertebrates exist at Warrnambool. Collections on conservation of biological resources are held at Melbourne and Warrnambool. A large collection of landscape architecture and design material is held at the Geelong Waterfront campus.
Purchased material will be located according to the original requestor. Other material should be located as follows:
Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B