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Food and land management and marketing

Your subject-specific guide to library resources.

When looking for academic journal articles you can use the 'everything' search in Library Search or search directly in the databases below, which we’ve selected as being most relevant to your subject area. ​

Databases are the best place to find academic journal articles as they offer advanced search tools, metric data, and export options for referencing. These databases also often provide access to information types such as conference papers, book chapters, review articles, trade magazines, and more. BrowZine can also be used to explore e-journal titles in your subject.​

While most of our collection is now available digitally, some titles may only be accessible in print. You can find these journal titles using an ‘everything except articles’ search in Library Search.​

You’ll also find links to essential reading for your programme in your module reading lists on Canvas. 

Key Databases and E-journal Collections

Databases will either provide you with the full text of the journal or they will give you the bibliographic details of an article. Where full text is not available, look for theScreenshot of the Find @ Newcastle link button. link and follow this to see if we have the full text available via Library Search.

Subject databases​

Subject databases are tailored to particular subject areas. They tend to use precise terminology relating to the subject area, making searches more accurate, and can include subject specific tools and features. 

Bibliographic databases give you an overview of the literature in a subject area. They provide an index to journal articles and conference papers from a wide range of publishers.

E-journal collections, whilst not as comprehensive as databases, will normally give you subject focused results and often include the full text.

Multidisciplinary databases​

Much like Library Search, multidisciplinary databases cover a wide range of topics and are a great place to scope your search, or to use if your topic covers more than one subject area. 

CAB Abstracts Hot Topics

CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Alternatives to antibiotics in livestock
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Climate change and spread of invasive species
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Insects for sustainable food and feed
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Benefits of the human-animal bond
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: The Bioeconomy
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Mycotoxins in animal feed
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Climate change and crop yield
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: New emerging pests and how to control them
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Plant genetic resources
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Soil health and sustainability
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Unmanned aerial vehicles for precision agriculture
CAB Abstracts Hot Topic: Community-based governance

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