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Nutrition and Food Science Research: Home

Link to the OCC Library

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Some important links to using the library: 


Getting Help! 

Ask a librarian for research help before you get frustrated! There are a few ways you can get help:

Reference Desk in the Library: The library is currently open Mondays and Tuesdays from 10am - 6pm.  This is scheduled to change on Oct 1 to Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm 

Online Chat: Librarians are online Monday - Thursday 8am - 9pm, Fridays 8am- 3pm, and Saturdays 10am - 3pm.  Look for the chat icon image of chat icon in the bottom right corner of the library webpages. 

Research Appointments: Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to help you get started with your library research! 

Best Bet Resources

These three databases are great places to get started for nutrition and food science articles: 

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Before You Search
The Creative Exchange (girl reading)

Searching for Books
Thought Catalog (stack of books)

Identifying Scholarly Articles
Ali Shah Lakhani (magazines)

Searching for Articles
Marten Newhall (magnify glass)

Evaluating Websites
Gary Butterfield (becurious)

Why We Cite
Green Chameleon (writing at desk)