PUBLICATION LIBRARIES

 

Here are places where you can find free publications and other resources on tropical forestry.

 

ESPAÑOL: Agronet Biblioteca Digital Colombia http://bibliotecadigital.agronet.gov.co/

ESPAÑOL: Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) http://repositorio.bibliotecaorton.catie.ac.cr/

ESPAÑOL: Ciudad Universitaria – Descarga Libros Gratis en PDF, EPUB y MOBI https://ciudad-universitaria.com/

ESPAÑOL: Ediciones Digitales – Libros electrónicos de José A. Mari Mut, incluyendo “Maderas de Puerto Rico” http://edicionesdigitales.info/

ESPAÑOL: RS Revista – Descargar libros descatalogados y novedades https://rsrevista.com/

ESPAÑOL: SIDALC (Alianza de Servicios de Información Agropecuaria) – Facilita el acceso a la información producida en las Américas http://www.sidalc.net/

ESPAÑOL: Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas en América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal https://www.latindex.org

PORTUGUÉS: Portal Saberes Florestal https://saberes.florestal.gov.br/

Asian Development Bank Publications https://www.adb.org/publications

African Development Bank – Documents https://www.afdb.org/en/all-documents

Africa LEDS Partnership – Low emissions development strategies in Africa – Resources https://africaledspartnership.org/single-image/

AgEcon Search – Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/

ATIBAT – Leading authority on tropical timber https://www.atibt.org/en/ 

Australia Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN) https://www.environment.gov.au/about-us/environmental-information-data/erin

Biodiversity Heritage Library – Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/

biographic – On the nature of California (USA) and beyond, from the California Academy of Sciences https://www.biographic.com/

Bio-Okopoli – Political processes of bioeconomy between economy and ecology  http://www.bio-oekopoli.de/bio-oekopoli/en/

BIORXIV – The preprint server for biology from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory https://www.biorxiv.org/

CABI Forestry Compendium – Comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on forestry CABI https://www.cabi.org/fc

Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) https://www.recoftc.org/publications

Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) – resources in Spanish and English http://repositorio.bibliotecaorton.catie.ac.cr/

CGIAR Organizations https://www.cgiar.org/research/publications/

CITESEERX – Scientific Literature Digital Library (Pennsylvania State University) https://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/index 

CORE – Open access research papers https://core.ac.uk/  

Development Bank of Latin America (English, Spanish, Portuguese) Knowledge https://www.caf.com/en/knowledge/ | Publications https://scioteca.caf.com/

Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera (Princeton University Library) https://lae.princeton.edu/catalog/

DIGITAL.CSIC, the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council https://digital.csic.es/

Docplayer español https://docplayer.es/

Dokumen (Indonesia) – Creating community to share documents and knowledge online https://dokumen.tips/

Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) – Tropical Native Species Reforestation Information Clearinghouse http://reforestation.elti.org/access/

Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) – Resources https://elti.yale.edu/resources

eScholarship – Open access publications from the University of California https://escholarship.org/

FLEGT Impact Library – knowledge-sharing platform on European agreements with timber-producing countries https://vpa-library.cifor.org/  

FLEGT Independent Market Monitor – publications https://www.flegtimm.eu/index.php/reports/all-resources

Flora of the Greater Antilles https://www.nybg.org/bsci/fga/

Forest Carbon and Climate Program Open Resource Library https://www.canr.msu.edu/fccp/FCCP-ORL/index

Forest Research UK – Publications & research https://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/research/

Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry – Resources https://www.foreststreesagroforestry.org/publications/

Global Climate Forum – Working Papers https://globalclimateforum.org/working-papers/ | Publications https://globalclimateforum.org/publications/ |

Global Climate Strike https://globalclimatestrike.net/

Global Forest Information Network (GFIS) https://www.gfis.net/

Global Soil Partnership publications http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/resources/publications/en/

HaithiTrust – A not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items https://babel.hathitrust.org/

IICA-CATIE Sistema de Bibliotecas (Spanish, English, French, Portuguese) http://opac.biblioteca.iica.int/

Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica – El Repositorio https://repositoriotec.tec.ac.cr/

Inter-American Development Bank Publications (English, Spanish, Portuguese) https://publications.iadb.org/en

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Publications https://www.imf.org/en/Publications | Research https://www.imf.org/en/Research

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (Various languages) – Reports https://www.ipcc.ch/reports/ | Documentation https://www.ipcc.ch/documentation/ | Library https://www.ipcc.ch/library/ | Links https://www.ipcc.ch/links/

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people in support of sustainable development Documents https://ipbes.net/document-library-categories | Library https://ipbes.net/library | Journal articles https://ipbes.net/resources/journal-articles |Knowledge assessment https://ipbes.net/assessing-knowledge

Internet Archive https://archive.org/

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) – Publications https://pubs.iied.org/

International Tropical Timber Institute (ITTO) – publications

https://www.itto.int/resources/?resType=publications

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): https://www.iucn.org/resources / | https://portals.iucn.org/library/

International Union of Forest Research Organizations https://www.iufro.org/publications/ | https://www.iufro.org/publications/online-library/

Issue Lab – Research from social sector organizations around the world https://www.issuelab.org/

Issues in ecology https://www.esa.org/publications/issues/

Lesser Used Species (LUS) -European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition – A dedicated platform where research and publications on LUS from sources worldwide are pooled http://www.europeansttc.com/species/

Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Network – Publications https://luq.lter.network/publications/

Migration-learn – Knowledge hub on migration and sustainable development https://www.migration-learn.org/

National Academies Press (USA) – Science, Engineering, Medicine (free publications) https://www.nationalacademies.org/publications

Nature Index – Research articles published in 82 high-quality science journals, openly available https://www.natureindex.com/

Online Books http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu

Oxford Forest Information Service (OFIS) https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/resources/ofis

Oxford Forestry Institute Archival Material https://ox.libguides.com/c.php?g=422924&p=2888208  

Oxford Forestry Institute Papers https://herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/oxford/tfp 

Oxford Forestry Institute Publications https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/resources/ofis/odlf  

Oxford Tropical Forestry Papers https://herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/oxford/tfp  

Panorama – Solutions for a Healthy Planet – Resources https://panorama.solutions/en/resources

Smithsonian Open Access  https://www.si.edu/openaccess?mi_u=1326630 

SSRN Elsevier – Devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of research https://papers.ssrn.com/

Stockholm Environment Institute – Publications https://www.sei.org/publications/

Survival International publications https://www.survivalinternational.org/news/publications

Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Resources https://resources.unsdsn.org/

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox http://www.fao.org/sustainable-forest-management/toolbox/en/ 

Tropenbos International Publications https://www.tropenbos.org/resources/publications/

United Nations

University of Florida Digital Collections https://ufdc.ufl.edu/

Utrecht University Repository http://dspace.library.uu.nl/

Wageningen University Library Search https://www.wur.nl/en/Library.htm

White Rose Research Online -. Shared, open access repository from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Publications (STRI) https://stri.si.edu/bibliography-search | https://stri.si.edu/

Winrock International – Publications https://www.winrock.org/publications/ 

World Bank – Research and Publications https://www.worldbank.org/en/research

https://library.wmo.int/index.php?lvl=infopages&lang=en_UK&pagesid=1

World Resources Institute (WRI) publications https://www.wri.org/publication

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) –

https://www.worldwildlife.org/publications?initiative_id=science-setting-the-standard-for-sound-conservation

 

Specific Publications

Free audiobooks – https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122354011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dsml_cntr-4

Free springer pub books – more science -special for free books for this covid time https://link.springer.com/search/page/1?facet-content-type=%22Book%22&package=mat-covid19_textbooks&facet-language=%22En%22&sortOrder=newestFirst&showAll=true

Free Text books https://bio.libretexts.org/

Free Text books https://legacy.cnx.org/ , https://openstax.org/

FREE TEXTBOOK: Conservation Biology for All https://conbio.org/publications/free-textbook/

From the UN System Staff College: Sharing knowledge developing leaders https://www.unssc.org/

Abstracts from presentations at IUFRO2019 (30 Sept – 5 Oct Curitiba, Brazil) – Published as a special issue of Pesquisa Florestal Brasileira, Colombo (v. 39, e201902043, Special issue, p. 1-768, 2019). Available at https://www.iufro.org/fileadmin/material/events/iwc19/iwc19-abstracts.pdf.

BOOK (FREE): Biodiversity of Angola https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-03083-4?MessageRunDetailID=124107679&PostID=4356565  

Ebooks: Climate Music Videos, Individual Action on Climate Change, Climate Change Resources for Climate Advocacy and more at www.theclimateweb.com/free-ebooks/

FREE HANDBOOK: International Principles & Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration, 2nd Edition https://www.ser.org/general/custom.asp?page=SERStandards

BOOK (FREE): Stewardship economy: private property without private ownership advocates radical change to the economy, achieved by replacing ownership of the natural world with stewardship. http://www.stewardship.ac/orders.htm

TEXT BOOK: Forests and Food: Addressing Hunger and Nutrition Across Sustainable Landscapes PDF is free at https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/399

TEXT BOOK: Publication of “Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa” Sept 2019 PDF is free at https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1013

TEXT BOOK: The Environment in the Age of the Internet PDF is free at https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/484 

TEXT BOOK: What Works in Conservation 2019  PDF is free at https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1031