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NATS 1560 — Understanding Food Research Session

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Fun Stuff!

For Starters

FREE Citation Management Software

General Information

The CRAP test for website evaluation: Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/Point of view

My topic: Pâté chinois  (something else to use as an example: shakshuka)

Logging in from Home

  • Need to use Acadlabs login to authenticate as a York user
  • Information here on logging in
  • Remember: need to type in name of eresource using “by title” link after logging in.

Finding Resources at the Library

The Library Home Page

Steacie Library Home Page!

Finding Books & Journals

  • Do a search in The York Catalogue:
    • Pate chinois
    • shepherd’s pie
    • quebec cuisine
    • quebec cooking
    • french canadian cookbook
  • Worldcat — holdings of a vast number of North American and other libraries, see what exists and where it is.

Finding Articles

These online databases can also be found in the eResources Quick Links or Search boxes on the library home page.


Full Text Databases: articles, newspapers, books

  • JSTOR — full text of various culture, history & history of science journals
    • For JSTOR it is important to use Advanced Search

Very important: Your topic may need more specific search tools!

Research & subject guides pages for all subjects & types of information



Some food science sites

Remember the CRAP test: Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/Point of view

Some Specifics….


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