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Food and Nutrition Science: Databases

A guide to print and online sources of information for food and nutrition science.

Key databases for food & nutrition science

Databases index journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings and reports, and in many cases provide fulltext. They are usually searchable by keyword or phrase or combinations of keywords using logical operators such as OR and AND.

The most useful databases are listed here.

Other databases

Tutorials on database searching

Google Scholar

Important Tip: If you are a user of Google Scholar, you should customise Scholar settings in order to access resources provided by the Library. (Google policies mean that we cannot reliably link to Scholar through our EZproxy service.)

Here's how you do this:Customise Google Scholar settings