Reference Module in Food Science

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The Reference Module in Food Science represents the next generation in publishing, sourcing, and accessing reference material in food science. Led by Editor-in-Chief, Geoffrey Smithers, the editorial board oversee 12 major themes/ sections which reflect the rich scope of food science. The content is accessible, searchable, and downloadable from any computer or mobile device with the Internet connectivity from anywhere in the world, ideal for the modern researcher, student and professional.

Numbers at a glance

  • 2,700+ articles from 7 Elsevier Major Reference Works
  • 3,350+ contributors
  • 13 editorial board members
  • 7 Major Reference Works
  • 7,000+ images
  • Over 300 new or updated articles added since launch

With continuously updated articles from the following Elsevier Major Reference Works:

  • Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences, 2nd Edition
  • Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, 2nd Edition
  • Encyclopedia of Food Grains, 2nd Edition
  • Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology, 2nd Edition
  • Encyclopedia of Food Safety
  • Encyclopedia of Food and Health, 3rd Edition

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Geoffrey Smithers

Food Science researchers nowadays are looking for the following features in the reference material they source — content from an authoritative and reliable source, current and topical material including real-life examples, and accessibility. The Elsevier Food Science Reference Module addresses all these key demands from the modern food scientist. The Elsevier Food Science Reference Module represents the next generation in publishing, sourcing and accessing reference material in food science. Geoffrey Smithers - Editor-in-Chief for Reference Module in Food Science - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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In a time of global connectivity and widespread accessibility of online resources, it only makes sense to have an extensive and comprehensive up-to-date database covering all aspects of specific scientific disciplines. The Reference Module in Food Science will be an outstanding resource for students and academics of any discipline related to food, and the food industry alike. Kai Knoerzer - Subject Editor for Reference Module in Food Science - CSIRO, Australia

Benefits for Researchers:

  • Quickly build authoritative foundational, interdisciplinary knowledge in preparation to reading primary literature
  • Keep current with new developments across the breadth of the field
  • Explore multiple subject areas related to your work in one easy to use resource
Watch the video of Editor-in-Chief, Geoffrey Smithers, discussing the benefits of the Reference Module

Benefits for Students, Academics and Lectures:

  • Faculty can easily build a portfolio of reliable course material, hosted online for easy distribution
  • Students can quickly gain an understanding of a new subject at an accessible level
  • Lecturers can be assured students are using authoritative and up to date content to gain foundational knowledge
  • Much wider knowledge resource than a textbook with access to thousands of articles

Benefits to Librarians and Information Specialists:

  • Ensure that researchers are accessing and using the most accurate and reliable resource
  • Hosted on ScienceDirect with links to related journals and books
  • Thousands of articles hosted in one interdisciplinary resource avoiding the need to purchase multiple Major Reference Works
  • Flexible purchasing options

Currently Offering 7 Reference Modules: