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Local sources

The following are all food-related organizations in the Iowa City area.


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    This multi-disciplinary database offers full text for nearly 2,000 scholarly journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles.
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    Accesses NAL's Online Public Access Catalog and Journal Article Citation Index. NAL is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural Library an its cooperators.
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    Find articles in over 1200 business journals, as well as find company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.
  • Census of Agriculture
    USDA census of agriculture in the United States.
  • Food and Drug Administration -- Food
    Find all kinds of government information about food safety, nutrition, and other topics.
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    Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal research, medical and reference information.
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service -- USDA
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    This collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM).
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    PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Sociological Abstracts  Icon
    Provides article abstracts from 1,800 journals in sociology and related fields, from 1952 to the present. Look here for information about labor/social issues.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program
    Find information about endangered plants and animals.
  • Web of Knowledge  Icon
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Books in the Libraries

These books are all good places to get background information on your topic. 

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Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients - Ikhlas A. Khan; Ehab A. Abourashed
Call Number: Electronic Resource
ISBN: 9780471467434
Publication Date: 2009-11-23

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Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food - Dennis R. Heldman; Dallas G. Hoover; Matthew B. Wheeler
Call Number: Engineering Library FOLIO S494.5.B563 E53 2011
ISBN: 9780849350276
Publication Date: 2010-07-16

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An A-Z of Food and Drink - John Ayto; Alan Davidson (As told to)
Call Number: Electronic Resource
ISBN: 0192803522
Publication Date: 2002-06-20

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A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition - David A. Bender
Call Number: Electronic Resource
ISBN: 0198609612
Publication Date: 2005-04-28

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