Food studies is a very interdisciplinary field of research.
Useful articles may be found in all sorts of journals across food, history, medicine, sociology, cultural studies, business etc
For this reason it may be worth starting with Library Search on the library's home page which searches across a wide range of the library's print and electronic content and provides links to full text if possible. Limit to journal articles.
Food writing can be popular or scholarly.
For better quality articles click on Show only Peer-reviewed Journals
The specialised databases below will provide you with references on a particular topic.
Many have links to full text to which the library subscribes.
For the others you will have to search for the journal title in Library Search or in a library near you.
If you need to look beyond your local library, scroll down to the section on Finding journal locations.
Current awareness service for new articles as they are published.
See also the Library's guide to Newspapers and other news services.
The library provides access to many electronic journals.
Of 733 journal titles relating to food or Cooking, 489 have full text online frome a certain date.
Some are free, some are on publishers' websites and some are full-text in aggregated databases.
You will not get free access to our subscriptions unless you access them via Library search, eJournals A-Z or our database links.
Some examples are:
Food culture and society 2004-
British Food Journal 1899-
Gastronomica v 2.1- 2002-
Alimentum: A journal of literature and food from New York since 2005.
If the title is not held, sign in to library search and make an ILL REQUEST.
We will borrow the items from another library for you.
The service is mostly free.