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FOODS – ONLINE SOURCES

In-Library PC Locations:
MLN PCs (9 PCs between the Circulation Desk & the Reference Foyer)
F.S.C. CAMPUS NETWORK PCs (6 PCs in the Reference Foyer & the Index Area)

Online Sources
Henry Whittemore Library Home Page: http://www.framingham.edu/henry-whittemore-
library/index.html

MLN OPAC (Minuteman Library Network Online Public Access Catalog)


Use to search for books and other types of materials located at F.S.C. & 40+ MetroWest area
libraries. You can also use the “Journal Title” search feature to find out which (print) journals are
owned by F.S.C. & other MLN libraries. Access through the Henry Whittemore Library Home
Page. Under, “Books, Journals, Articles,” click on “Books.”

PERIODICAL DATABASES
Use to search for magazine, journal, & newspaper articles. Some articles are available
full-text or full-image. Access through the Henry Whittemore Library Home Page. Under,
“Books, Journals, Articles”, click on “A – Z List of Databases,” then click on the database title
or database publisher you want. You will be prompted for a username and password if you are
off the campus network. Enter your Blackboard username and password.

(InfoTrac [Thomson/Gale] – partial full-text, partial full-image, collection)


[general]
Expanded Academic Index (indexes major food science, food chemistry, & food technology
journals as well as dietetics, food & nutrition journals) 1980 –
[food service systems, quantity foods, food & food biotechnology industry]
General BusinessFile ASAP 1980 –
[nutrition]
Health Reference Center Academic 1980 –

(EBSCOhost - partial full-text, partial full image, collection)


[general]
Academic Search Premier 1965 –
[education]
ERIC (education, including food service) 1967 –
Professional Development Collection (education, including food service) 1984 –
[food service systems, quantity foods, food & food biotechnology industry]
Business Source Premier 1984 –
[nutrition]
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
MEDLINE (a comprehensive index to medical & allied health sciences journals, including
nutrition & food service [a subset of PubMed]) 1966 –

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe (full-text collection)


Business & legal focus. Particularly useful for food law and regulations.

FIRSTSEARCH
FirstSearch provides online access to 3 databases. Some databases provide partial access to
full-text articles. These are marked with an asterisk ( * ). Useful databases include:
[general]

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*Article First (indexes 16,000+ journals in all fields including food and nutrition sciences)
WorldCat (World Catalog – lists electronic resources, including Internet sites, as well as
print sources: books, etc., by name and subject; also lists periodical locations worldwide)
[foods]
* AGRICOLA 1970 – *
(*major source* everything to do with food & agriculture: including nutrition, nutrition
education, dietetics, quantity foods, food service systems, food science, food technology,
food chemistry, and food engineering)

E-RESOURCES BY SUBJECT
List of guides by subject. Access through the Henry Whittemore Library Home Page. Under,
“Books, Journals, Articles,” click on “e-resources by subject.” Select “Food and Nutrition” -
for dietetics, nutrition, nutrition education, quantity foods, & food services systems sites. Select
“Food Science” - for Food Science & Technology sites.