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Nutritional Sciences Resources

Key Food and Nutrition Databases

Search databases for journal articles, book reviews, proceedings and technical reports in a variety of subject disciplines related to nutrition.

Summon Search

Summon is a massive and multidisciplinary unified search index, combining databases, books and journals from publishers, and open access sources, together with our library catalogue and local collections. The Summon index allows deep searching, including full text for the majority of e-journals.

Google Scholar Search

How To Get Your Journal Articles Free From Google Scholar

The University of Toronto Libraries have licensed thousands of online journals so that you can use them for free as a member of the UofT community. Configure Google Scholar to know that you are a member of the UofT community:

  1. Click here to go to Google Scholar
  2. Click Scholar Preferences 
  3. Under Library Links, type University of Toronto
  4. Click Find Library
  5. Click the box, University of Toronto Libraries - Get It! U of Toronto ANd University of Toronto Libraries - Get It! UTL
  6. Click Save Preferences
  7. If the item is available at UofT, you will see check for print at UofT in your Google Scholar search results.

If you are on campus, Google Scholar will automatically configure itself properly. You only need to follow the steps above if you are OFF-CAMPUS.

If the link doesn't bring you to the full text,  try the JOURNAL or CONFERENCE TITLE in the Library Catalogue as a final check. 

Theses and Dissertations

The best way to find theses and dissertations on nutrition is through the various online databases.