Databases by subject: Food & Nutrition

Major Indexes


Find citations and abstracts for articles on all aspects of agriculture from 15th century to the present.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

Find articles, reports, proceedings, and government publications from Agricola, Toxline, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).

Allied and Complementary Medicine (AMED)

Find research in alternative medicine.

BioMed Central

Find articles in medicine, genetics, genomics, oncology, biotechnology, and health care.

BIOSIS Previews Archive (1926-1968)

Find biological and biomedical journal articles, technical notes, and letters from 1926 to 1968.

CAB Abstracts

Find citations and abstracts for journal articles, conference proceedings, and books in the fields of agriculture, forestry, human health and nutrition, animal health, and natural resources from 1910 to the present.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Find articles in nursing and allied health, health care, and evidence-based care.

Cochrane Library

Find results of controlled trials in medical research including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science

Find scientific literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide.

Data Citation Index (1900-present)

Find research data sets and data studies in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Dietary Supplement Label Database

Find information derived from the labels of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S and search by ingredients, products, or manufacturers.


Find biomedical articles from 1947 to the present covering topics such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and clinical medicine. Includes over 2,700 journals not indexed in MEDLINE/Pubmed.


Find international country-level food supply, food production, and food security.

Food Security Analysis Assessment Bank

Find food security-related assessments and analyses.

Food Security Portal data sets

Find data sets related to food security, commodity prices, economics, and human well-being for almost any country.

Food Studies Online

Find primary source materials, images, ephemera, secondary works, and documentaries in the interdisciplinary field of Food Studies.

MEDLINE (via Ovid)

Find bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. MEDLINE is the primary component of PubMed.

OBESITY+ (Online Best Evidence Service In Tackling Obesity)

Find pre-appraised evidence from medical literature to support obesity-related clinical decisions.


Find papers presented at conferences worldwide via OCLC's FirstSearch.


Find worldwide conference proceedings via OCLC's FirstSearch.


Find full-text journal articles on the agricultural sciences, in addition to citations.

PubMed (UA/HSL)

Find bibliographic citations with abstracts to journal articles in the life sciences with a focus on biomedicine. PubMed includes MEDLINE and citations to NCBI Bookshelf items.

PubMed Central

Find free full text articles from biomedical and life sciences journals.

Science Citation Index

Find articles and citations across all science disciplines.


Find articles and book chapters from physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.


Find peer-reviewed scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings across all disciplines.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Find articles and citations in the social sciences.


Find journal articles, dissertations, and books on sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, and nutrition.

USDA Food Composition Databases

Find nutrient information for food items and search by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name.


Find standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Web of Science (all databases)

Find articles, patents, data sets, and more in the sciences, arts, and humanities.

Web of Science (Core collection only)

Find articles, books, and conference proceedings in the sciences, arts, and humanities.

WHO nutrition databases

Find World Health Organization databases on vitamin and mineral nutrition, body mass index, child growth, and more.