Research tools from the library

The best database for your research will depend on the type of information you need. Below are a few to help you get started.

Some suggested search terms:

  • food deserts AND public health
  • obesity AND poverty
  • school lunch AND gardens
  • genetically modified foods AND sustainability
  • college students AND hunger
  • food waste AND energy
  • community gardens AND food security
  • farm subsidies AND food security
  • fair labor AND developing countries AND food supply
  • migrant labor AND food costs
  • globalization AND sustainable agriculture
  • NAFTA AND food supply
  • habitat loss and agriculture
  • Natural disasters and agriculture

Browse subject terms in your search results for ideas for narrowing your research topic. Use these terms with AND (ex: food desserts AND public health AND obesity) to narrow your search.