Database Information

Is FSTA just for researching food science and technology information?
No, that's a common misconception.   When FSTA was created in the late 1960s, it was called Food Science & Technology (i.e. FSTA). However, the...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:14 AM
How many records are in FSTA?
FSTA contains over 1,500,000 high-quality records directly related to the sciences of food and health, including research from 62 countries and in 37 langua...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:19 AM
What years of research does the FSTA database cover?
1969 to the present - although a very small amount of content also predates 1969, the year the database was launched. New content is added on a weekly basis...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:21 AM
Does the FSTA database index theses, such as MSc or PhD dissertations?
Yes! FSTA includes more than 4,500 MSc and PhD theses spanning a wide range of food and health related research.  Learn more about what the other conten...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:22 AM
Does FSTA cover livestock feed?
Yes, FSTA does include literature about livestock feed, but specifically only within the context of the quality, composition or safety of edible animal prod...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:24 AM
How does FSTA identify and exclude predatory journals?
In addition to ensuring new journals include sufficient content within the scope of FSTA’s subject area coverage, our editorial team of experts in the scien...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:25 AM
How do I access the FSTA coverage list?
If you are an existing FSTA customer, please email your Customer Relations Manager.  If you are not yet an FSTA customer, please send us a message using...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:26 AM
Is FSTA included in the Research4Life programme?
Research4Life runs five programmes, which all share the value of providing free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online...
Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 at 11:42 AM
Why might a journal not be indexed in FSTA?
We regularly add new journals to the FSTA serials coverage list. Journals are assessed for inclusion in FSTA by our team of experts, and this assessment is ...
Tue, 22 Feb, 2022 at 4:10 PM