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Course guide for NATSCI 191CNS7, Christina DiMarco-Crook, Fall 2015
Last Updated: Oct 1, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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  • Collect & organize citations
  • Format bibliographies  

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Some books in our library

Search Library Databases for Articles

Pick a database based on your topic. Below is a small sample of available databases from the Libraries' website.

Off campus access requires UMass log-in. Click for more info on each database. 

    U.S. Department of Agriculture's database - Citations from 1970 to present.
  • CAB Abstracts  
    International literature on agriculture, environment, forestry, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition, 1900- present.
  • PubMed  
    National Library of Medicine's comprehensive database of citations to medical journal articles, with links to UMass-subscribed full text, 1946-present.
    Good place for an overview. Journal articles, encyclopedia entries, case studies and web sites on environmental issues, arranged topically and/or geographically

Find Books in the Catalog

Some useful search phrases - find others specific for your topic!

  • organic farming health aspects
  • natural foods
  • food quality

Useful Internet Sites

Websites from authoritative sources - just a sample!  

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