FSTA on Web of Science

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Food Science & Technology Abstracts (FSTA) is the definitive food and beverage R&D database, providing thorough coverage of pure and applied research in food science, food technology, and food-related human nutrition. FSTA is produced by IFIS, the leading international information provider and distributor of food and drink related information – constantly monitoring developments in the areas of food science, food technology and nutrition.

An established, comprehensive and food science centric information resource, FSTA has been created by IFIS’ team of expert scientists, who evaluate, hand-pick and summarize source material to create high quality records of direct relevance and high scientific integrity. FSTA collates and reports the latest developments and research findings in all sciences relevant to food, drink and nutrition.

Nearly every discovery is influenced by earlier research, both in its subject area and in related fields, and a publication can have significant influence and impact on other research after is has been published. When connected to the multidisciplinary citations on the Web of Science™ platform, FSTA links you to a full citation network to accurately and confidently connect you to the highest quality multidisciplinary research.

FSTA coverage on Web of Science:

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    International content
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    Over 1.4 million records
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    1,200+ journals 
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    Coverage back to 1969
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    Value-added abstracts are written by specialist scientists.​
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    A full range of disciplines offers insights into a wide range of food-related disciplines, such as biotechnology, food safety, food science, functional and novel foods, additives, nutrition, and packaging.​
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    Specialized indexing - Use the FSTA Thesaurus for more accurate retrieval. This collection of more than 10,000 keywords continually adds terms to keep pace with new technologies.​

Why use FSTA on Web of Science?

Broader citation connections

Only on Web of Science can you track citation impact for FSTA’s indexed articles and easily navigate to all citing articles across the Web of Science platform. 

Connect to the Core Collection

Connect FSTA to Web of Science Core Collection™ – the world’s only true citation index – with over 21,000 carefully selected journals and over 1.5 billion citation connections across the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. 

‘All Database’ searching

Run an ‘All Database’ search to include FSTA alongside your institution’s full Web of Science subscription to see everything in your subject specialty and beyond.

Access trusted full text

Easily identify, filter and access Open Access articles in FSTA, and get one-click access to Open Access and subscribed articles with Kopernio™.

Visual results analysis

Explore trends and gain unique insights into your search results with Web of Science’s intuitive visual analysis tool. 

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