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This guide lists the most useful resources in the fields of nutrition and food science.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2009 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Getting started

To find books and other materials on this subject, try searching the Cornell Library Catalog. For more detailed information on using the Library Catalog, try the Library Gateway help pages, or stop by the reference desk at Mann Library for assistance.

Finding Articles

You want the full text of articles, right? There are several ways to find them and it depends on what you are looking for.

If you have citations for specific articles: check the Library Catalog to see if we subscribe to the journals that contain the articles. The Catalog will show whether or not we have access to the electronic version and/or the print version; if we have neither, you can still request the articles via Interlibrary Loan.

If you're researching a subject, you may want to try one or more of the Top Databases we've selected for you.

If you want to browse the journals for a subject, the Top Journals is a good place to begin.

If you want to browse books, encyclopedias, dictionaries and other print items on a subject, the Top Print Reference Resources or Top Online Reference Resources is a good way to get started.

In any event, Reference librarians are here to help you - so please contact us with any questions!


Researching Nutrition & Food Science

Nutrition & Food Science focuses on human nutrition and food science. There are thus many subjects in this area, including

  • molecular biology
  • genetics
  • metabolism
  • physiology
  • community nutrition
  • international nutrition
  • food policy

. . . and many more.

How you go about searching depends on what you want. The resources in the tabs above will help you get started in your research, whether you already have a topic in mind and may have found some citations to articles, or if you are still just trying to get a feel for the subject and the best related resources.


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