Resources for University Researchers

For effective literature searching and journal publishing

As a researcher, there are so many demands on your time. You need to find and keep up-to-date with published science. You need to undertake high-quality literature reviews for grant applications and research projects. You need to publish and present at conferences. As well as your research, you may be teaching. And this isn't a comprehensive list... it's a lot. 

As a not-for-profit publisher and educational charity, our mission is to fundamentally understand and serve the information needs of the food community.

So in addition to our flagship database FSTA, we have developed some fantastic resources to help you research effectively and navigate the publishing process. 

Build your understanding of literature reviews and how to plan and carry out your literature searches

Check out our Guide to learn about literature reviews and why they are important.

Use the right tool for your literature searches

Quickly discover relevant, reliable research with FSTA, the only database managed by food information experts. Check out our training resources for tips to help you get the best results.

Find the right journal for your paper

Every journal in the Journal Recommendation Service has gone through FSTA's quality checks, so you can be confident it is peer-reviewed and not predatory.

Build your understanding of literature reviews and how to plan and carry out your literature searches

Check out our Guide to learn about literature reviews and why they are important.

Use the right tool for your literature searches

Quickly discover relevant, reliable research with FSTA, the only database managed by food information experts. Check out our training resources for tips to help you get the best results.

Find the right journal for your paper

Every journal in the Journal Recommendation Service has gone through FSTA's quality checks, so you can be confident it is peer-reviewed and not predatory.