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This is a guide for students taking ANS 500: Research Methods
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You  may also want to see the Animal Science and the Human Nutrition guides.

    Contains citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to food and agriculture. Coverage: 1970-present. Created by the U.S. National Agricultural Library.
  • Biological Abstracts
    Essential resource for all life sciences researchers. Full citations contain information about methods used, including statistical analysis.
  • CAB Abstracts (EBSCO)
    Food, nutrition, agriculture, and life sciences from an international perspective.
  • Cochrane Library
    Search for articles in more than 2,500 journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals. The world's best-known resource for evidence-based medicine and systematic reviews.
    Search the scholarly literature in education, including nutrition education and information about the school lunch program. Includes both journal article citations and full-text non-journal gray literature documents (working papers, consulting reports, lesson plans, etc.) Use the Source Type or Publication Type limits to limit to article citations.
  • GoogleScholar
    General database, keyword searchable, mostly freely available citations. May also search for "Cited by" resources.
    Access to the National Library of Medicine's database of literature in medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, biology, chemistry and biophysics. "Nutrition Policy" is a standard subject heading (MeSH term) in this database.
  • OpenSIUC
    OpenSIUC is an institutional repository offering permanent, reliable,and free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
  • PsycINFO
    PsycINFO provides citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in psychology, health promotion, and related subjects. PsycINFO contains more than 2 million records, including citations for over 2000 journals as well as book chapters and dissertations.
  • PubMed  
    General medical database that includes citations to human and animal nutrition journals as well as health care policy. "Nutrition Policy" is a standard subject heading (MeSH term) in this database. You may search the Dietary Supplement subset separately if you prefer.
  • SciFinder (Web version login)
    SciFinder includes the abstracts for articles in more than 10,000 journals, chiefly in chemistry. Coverage goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. It includes searching by chemical formula, structure, and reaction. First-time users need to register. See the registration information below. Learn about using SciFinder here.
  • SocINDEX
    Covers sociology and related disciplines.
    TOXNET is a group of databases with citations to articles about toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and their effects on animals and humans from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Dates of coverage vary.
  • Web of Science  
    Covers many disciplines in depth. Uses keyword searching. It includes citation searching and analysis, journal impact factor and a bibliographic management tool (EndNote Web).

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