Research Tools

Computer keyboard for database research.

Resources include bibliographic and other on-line searchable databases, as well links to a variety of food, nutrition and health-related journals. Also find links to dietary assessment instruments for research and related information.

Native Health Databases

University of New Mexico. Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center.

Bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.

ERIC Database

Institute of Education Sciences. Education Resources Information Center.

Searchable database of educational literature from 1966 to present.

Codex General Standard for Food Additives Online Database

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Searchable database of all provisions for food additives that have been adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

AgeLine Database

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Searchable database of literature on gerontology and aging-related topics.


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

International database of agricultural sciences and technology information.

AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

The National Agricultural Library's searchable database of books, journal articles, reports and other resources.

Office of Dietary Supplements logo PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Library of Medicine.

Provides citations from dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.


DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides access to millions of citations from the National Library of Medicine, including citations on human nutrition and related topics. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

Library of Congress Online Catalog

Library of Congress.

Human Nutrition Research Information Management (HNRIM)

DHHS. National Institute of Health.

The HNRIM database provides information on several thousand federally supported research projects.