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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!
We offer drop in webinars and downloadable training materials to help users search as effectively as possible and get the best results out of FSTA®. We hope that these resources will also be useful for information professionals managing subject guides and providing training for library users.
Join us for a tutorial to help you understand and undertake effective searching for literature reviews, Find out more
You will find FSTA training materials, a resource hub for librarians, and our guides to getting published and best practice in effective searching.
Librarians, please feel free to copy the content to your own library subject guide!
Get the most out of FSTA on EBSCO with our range of training materials, including videos and downloadable guides.
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Get the most out of FSTA on Ovid with our range of training materials, including videos and downloadable guides.
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As part of our mission to fundamentally understand and best serve the information needs of the food community, we have developed resources to help students and researchers to build their skills and feel confident researching information and publishing.
Through explanatory notes and practical, step-by-step guidance, our guide is designed to help you understand how to effectively plan and carry out your searches for literature reviews.
This is designed for students, researchers looking for a refresher and templates, librarians and information literacy trainers.Read the guide
This guide has been developed to help authors navigate the process of selecting appropriate journals, and understand the range of factors which might influence the decisions of where to submit, such as open access, what to expert from the peer review process, the impact Factor and other metrics, and predatory journals.Read the guide
The FSTA Journal Recommendation Service (JRS) is an online tool designed for researchers and authors working in the sciences of food and health. The JRS helps users to find relevant journals they can trust; for example, when deciding where to submit their papers or to assess the quality of information found when researching.Read the guide