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Food Science and Technology Abstracts: Getting Started

A guide to using the Food Science and Technology Abstracts database.

About Food Science and Technology Abstracts

Food Science & Technology Abstracts, a subset of Web of Science, is an abstract and citation database which provides thorough coverage of research in the fields of food science, food technology, and food-related human nutrition.  Subjects covered also include biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, additives, nutrition, packaging, and pet foods.  FSTA is published by the International Food Information Service (IFIS) and contains over one million entries from nearly one thousand international journals and patents.

Accessing Food Science and Technology Abstracts

Ways to Access:

  1. From the Funk ACES Library homepage, under "Funk Library supports research for," select "Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)." Then, under "Key Databases," select "Food Science and Technology."
  2. From the A-Z Databases webpage, search for "Food Science and Technology Abstracts."

Funk ACES Library Contact Information

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