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Food Studies - Article Databases

Cultural & Social Approaches

  • America History & Life
    Covers all aspects of U.S. and Canadian history, culture and current affairs from prehistoric times to the present.
  • Anthroplogy Plus and AnthroSource 
    Covers  the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological,  ethnology,  folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
  • PsycINFO 
    Includes  citations of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, technical reports and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines.
  • Religion (ATLA Database) 
    Covers world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues, rituals and customs.

 


Business

  • CBCA Business & Current Affairs
    Indexes Canadian publications, including business periodicals, trade journals, general business publications, topical journals, and professional publications.

 


Engineering & Sciences

  • BIOSIS 
    Includes earth science, ecology, geography and marine science. Useful for interdisciplinary environmental and geographical studies.
  • Compendex and INSPEC on Engineering Village 
    Core engineering databases that can be searched simultaneously. Together they cover academic journal and conference literature in all areas of engineering.
  • Geobase (on Engineering Village platform)
    Includes earth science, ecology, geography and marine science. Useful for interdisciplinary environmental and geographical studies.
  • PubMed 
    Includes relevant life science, chemical science, toxicology and bioengineering content.
  • SciFinder
    Contains a comprehensive database of chemical and chemical engineering literature including the CAS Registry with information on 18 million substances. Useful for engineering, biotechnology, toxicology.

 


Comprehensive/Multidisciplinary Databases

  • Discovery Search (Concordia Library)
    Combines hundreds of our databases and our catalogue all in one search.
  • Scopus
    Large, comprehensive and up-to-date multidisciplinary article database. Includes both scientific and social aspects of related to food studies. Offers citation searching..
  • Web of Science 
    Multidisciplinary article database. Includes both scientific and social aspects of food studies. Offers citation searching.
  • Google Scholar
    Includes scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, and other scholarly organizations.

Theses

Theses often provide new and emerging approaches and scholarship on interdisciplinary topics.

  • SPECTRUM
    Insitutional repository for Concordia theses.
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