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Gale Ebooks (formerly GVRL)
Before you dive deeply into research, remember that many information sources are written assuming you know something about the topic. The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of 200 encyclopedias that can give you background information on almost everything.
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Big Chicken by
Publication Date: 2017-09-12
How antibiotics created modern food agriculture and changed the way the world eats.
New York Times Food section. There are interesting articles about the topic of food in addition to recipes and restaurant reviews. Look for the tiny links to "Food Prices and Supply" "Food Safety" "Local Food" and "Organic Food."
Civil Eats. A website for organizations working to improve farming techniques, food processing, and the like. Well done. However, pick your links carefully, as it will ask you to subscribe quickly.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale In Context)
A one-stop source for information on current social issues. Includes viewpoint articles on both sides of an issue, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full text magazine and newspaper articles. View the Opposing Viewpoints handout [pdf]
Agriculture (Gale OneFile)
With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 400 titles is focused on agriculture and its related fields: from farming to scientific research in horticulture.
Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)
Includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content. Coverage includes searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)
A collection of more than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture, with the addition of over 20 subject specific reference sources, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.
Full text for over 180 publications (many peer-reviewed) covering alternative and complementary medicine.
Scholarly, government and general-interest content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Academic Search Premier
Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700 are peer-reviewed.
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present. View the Ethnic NewsWatch handout
Link to Food and Nutrition Research Guide
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