Databases (13 results)
bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.
Related links: bioRxiv: The Preprint Server for Biology [Youtube]
ConsumerLab [via ConsumerLab.com]
Comprehensive information about vitamin, herbal and other supplements, and nutritional products for both humans and pets. Includes ConsumerLab.com's independent product evaluations, lists of quality-approved brands, product recalls, safety warnings, and test results for ConsumerLab.com selected products. Note: 12 simultaneous users, please log off when done.
Food Science and Technology Abstracts(FSTA) [via Ovid] [via Wolters Kluwer]
FSTA (Food Science and Technology Abstracts) is a database of food science, food technology, and nutrition information. PLEASE NOTE: As of 2019, unlimited simultaneous user access is now available.
PubMed for UC Davis [via National Library of Medicine (US)]
With PubMed for UC Davis, search results display "Get it at UC" buttons to navigate to full-text articles licensed by UC Davis or request articles that are not immediately available online. PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies Digital Library : ACSESS Digital Library [via Wiley Publishing Company]
Transdisciplinary collection published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Peer-reviewed research journals with archives (1907-present), member magazines, ebooks (1957-present), conference proceedings and podcast. Backfiles includes full text for hundreds of ebooks published between 1957 and 2009, and journals, from 1907 to 2009. ACSESS is the umbrella organization for three nonprofit societies: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
Coverage: 1907 - current
AudioDigest Platinum [via Wolters Kluwer]
AudioDigest Platinum is an online platform that offers provides access to over 5,000 audio lectures related to 16 medical specialties and topics. Click on "More Information" to see link for individual account registration. Account registration is required for Audio Digest.
Food and Drink in History [via Adam Matthew Digital]
Explores five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink. Collectively, these materials illustrate linkage between food, identify, politics, power, gender, race and socio-economic status. Includes printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government reports, films, and illustrated content documenting evolution within everyday life and the public sphere. International content includes a range of food cultures and traditions.
Coverage: 1500s - 2005
Food Studies Online [via Alexander Street Press]
Provides researchers rich archival content, visual ephemera, monographs, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us. Incorporates more than 250 videos and more than 7,000 books and documents. Featured collections include: Food movements, Organic Farming & GMOs, Food Systems, Food and the Environment, Diet Trends, Small Farms. Special materials include archival photos and access to a free menu discovery service.
Kanopy Films Streaming Service [via Kanopy]
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Collections include titles from the DEFA Film Library, ArtMattan Films, HBO, Frameline, Ruscico, Pragda, BBC, Flicker Alley, National Film Board of Canada, First Run Features, Cinema Libre Studio, New Day Films, and the Criterion Collection/Janus Films. Please note: only documentaries and Criterion Collection are available at this time.
Coverage: 2000 - present