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Food and nutritional sciences: E-resources

A guide to finding information in food and nutritional sciences. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

Search Summon discovery service

Search Summon to find online journal articles and book chapters.

Key databases

Search Web of Science

Use this box to search Web of Science. If you are off-campus you may need to login to view your results.

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Specialist databases for specific topic areas

We offer access to a number of specialist law resources giving access to case law, legislation and journal articles.

See the Law subject guide for more information about these.

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Getting articles not held at Reading

Map of the south of the UKOur Inter-Library Loans service can get articles not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).

For more information see our webpages:

Video: discovering online articles and book chapters with Summon

Accessing e-resources off campus

When you are off-campus you will need to login via the Online Resources Single Sign On page to identify yourself as a member of the University of Reading to gain access to our protected databases, e-books and e-journals. This login page will only appear when you try to access a resource, it is not a portal you login to prior to selecting a resource.

If you require further information see our guide:

Videos: doing your literature search

These two videos show you how to prepare for and perform a literature search. The first video introduces literature searches and outlines their benefits and features. The second video includes information about the sources and techniques you can use to find the most relevant information. This information is also available as a written guide to Doing your literature search. We also have a guide to Effective database searching.

What is a literature search and why do one?

Sources and techniques for finding most relevant information

Create your search

Been asked to do a systematic review?

Has your supervisor suggested you do a systematic review? Do they really mean a systematic review, or do they mean a systematic literature review? There is a difference. Find out more in our guide to doing a systematic review.