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FSTA – Food Science and Technology Abstracts – trial database available until end July 2014

This is just to let everyone know that we have a trial of FSTA – Food Science and Technology Abstracts database on the EBSCO platform. The trial expires at the end of July.

Here is a short description of the database coverage, but a more detailed factsheet is attached:

FSTA – Food Science and Technology Abstracts, produced by the International Food Information Service (IFIS), is the world’s leading database of information on food science, food technology and nutrition. The database includes material from over 4,600 serial publications, covering all the major food commodities plus biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, additives, nutrition, packaging and pet foods. Coverage spans from 1969 – present. The database includes more than 900,000 records, with more than 40,000 records added annually.

Access is via this link:

Then select EBSCO Research databases:


then FSTA:

Please do let us know any feedback you may have on this resource, either positive or negative, to help the Library decide whether or not to subscribe to this resource.


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