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HLTH 235: Food Systems

Welcome and Overview


This guide will help you begin your research for HLTH 235: Food Systems. It includes information on how to find books, journal articles, and background information and provides links to other resources that might be useful for your assignments. 

Background Information: Includes recommended reference resources that will provide you with overviews of your topic and recommended reading from subject experts in the field.

Omni Overview: Search tips, using Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), basic and advanced search strategies.

Finding Books: Use Omni to locate books on your topic. Recommended search strategies and tips to maximize the efficiency of your searches. Learn about truncation, phrase searching, and generating keywords.

Finding Articles: Search Omni and a discipline-specific database such as Environment Complete to locate scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles on your topic. 

Grey Literature: Learn how to locate and evaluate grey literature.

Evaluating Sources: Provides guidance on evaluating sources.

Citing Sources and Citation Management: Links to citation style help guides and citation management software.

Off-campus Access

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