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  • dana [dot] ingalls [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) (514) 398-4400 x0613

 

Core Reports and Texts
Major Journals
Key Databases
Searching the Library Catalogue
Data and Statistics
Government Information
Maps and GIS
Institutes and Programs
Videos
Additional Web Resources
Citing Sources

Core Reports and Texts

  • Atlas of World Hunger
    G1046 E59 B38 2010 In Library Use, Schulich Library
  • Atlas of Food: Who eats What, Where, and Why
    HD9000.5 M52 2008 Macdonald Campus Library
  • FAO in the 21st Century: Ensuring Food Security in a Changing World
    HD9000.9 A1 F15 2011 Macdonald Campus Library
  • Hunger and Health
    WD 100 H936 2007 Schulich Library
  • Looking Ahead in World Food and Agriculture: Perspectives to 2050
    HD9000.5 L655 2011 Macdonald Campus Library
  • State of Food Insecurity in the World
    HD9018 D44 S73 2013 Macdonald Campus Library
  • Report on the World Nutrition Situation

Major Journals

Key Databases

  • AGRICOLA (1979-present)
    All aspects of agriculture are covered by the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • CAB Abstracts (1973-present)
    Includes all the references in the printed index World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts. International coverage.
  • Canadian Electronic Library: Canadian public policy collection (2005-present)
    Publications from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and public interest groups.
  • Canadian Research Index (1982-present)
    Abstracts of Canadian federal, provincial, and municipal depository publications; non-depository publications issued by hundreds of Canadian government agencies and departments; scientific and technical report literature issued by research institutes and government laboratories; policy, social, economic, and political reports; Statistics Canada monographs, and serials.
  • PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (2005-present)
    Indexes journals related to global public policy and social issues.
  • PolicyFile Abstracts and full text of U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers, reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies
  • EconLit (1969-present)
    References to articles, books, dissertations and collective works. Selected abstracts. Most references in English or with English summaries. Updated quarterly.
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Abstracts and indexes journal articles, citations,books,book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and book reviews in international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Updated monthly.
  • Web of Knowledge (1900-present)
    Multidisciplinary search tool for international literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities - database coverage includes ISI Web of Science, CAB Abstracts, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, etc.

Searching the Library Catalogue

Use the basic word(s) anywhere or advanced keyword search in the library catalogue on the library homepage. You can search using words like - food insecurity, food use, agricultural development, nutrition surveillance, etc.

Search Tips:

Truncation symbol: * or ? e.g. access* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words access, accessible, accessibility , etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "food availability" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase food availability
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
e.g. agriculture AND (famine OR hunger) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word agriculture AND either famine OR hunger

 

Data and Statistics

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Government Information

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Maps and GIS

Institutes and Programs

Videos

Additional Web Resources

Citing Sources

Last updated: April 2013

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