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About CAB Direct

CAB Direct is the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences, incorporating the leading bibliographic databases CAB Abstracts and Global Health. CAB Direct provides a convenient, single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions.

About CAB Direct

CAB Direct is CABI’s online database platform, providing a single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions.

CABI has worked with development partners from across academia and industry to develop the next generation of the CAB Direct platform. Designed around the way researchers work, CAB Direct has completely new features to help you get more out of the literature, a more intuitive user experience, and has a new look and feel.

CAB Direct is the only online platform built specifically to help you get the most out of CABI’s world class databases, CAB Abstracts and Global Health.

Through CAB Direct you have access to:

  • over 12.5 million bibliographic records
  • over 465,000 full text articles hosted by CABI
  • many other authoritative reviews, news articles and reports


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