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If you already have access to FSTA through your university or organisation, but aren't sure where or how to access it, we can help!
Trusted by researchers, scientists, students and government bodies across the globe, FSTA is the definitive way to search over fifty years of historic and emerging food-focused research.
Build essential skills with our guides for effective literature searching and publishing in journals, and explore FSTA promotional and training resources for researchers and librarians.
International Food Information Service founded
Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA) is first published in print
FSTA has grown to 25,000+ records a year
FSTA includes its 1,000,000th entry
IFIS celebrates its 50th birthday
Journal Recommendation Service (JRS) released
Whether you’re a scientist, researcher, student or professional in the food, drink and health industries, it can be difficult to source specialist information that you know can be trusted.
That’s why at IFIS we’re committed to making it easy to discover and explore expert research without compromising scientific integrity, accuracy or excellence. In the 50 years since we were founded as the International Food Information Service, we’ve been working to help further learning and development in the sciences of food and health.
IFIS is a not-for-profit academic publishing organisation and one of the leading international providers of high-quality information in the sciences of food and health.
From the organisations funding today’s research and universities educating the scientists who will discover tomorrow’s breakthroughs to the government agencies overseeing legislative changes, IFIS helps power every corner of the sciences of food and health.LEARN MORE
IFIS is committed to improving knowledge of the food and health sciences in developing countries and provides free or low-cost access through the Research4Life programmes, HINARI, AGORA, ARDI and OARE.
We offer free training webinars and resources to help you make the most of your access to FSTA.
Our Ask an Expert resource gives you the opportunity to ask us a question directly on a range of topics, such as how to search effectively, how to carry out literature reviews, and guidance on publishing your research.
Not only can you submit your own question to us, but you can also take a look at our bank of previously asked questions.
IFIS are launching our first ever Student Advisory Group.
As such, we are looking for promising students in the sciences of food and health, who have access to FSTA through their university, to apply or be nominated to join this exciting new group.
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