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Applied Human Nutrition

Research Checklist

In no particular order:

  1. Novanet: to find books that may provide good background information (remember you can have books and articles delivered from other libraries for FREE.)
  2. Journal Articles: Under "Articles and Journals" tab. Use to find articles published in academic and professional journals. This is useful for background literature research.
  3. Statistics Canada: Under the "Data and Statistics" tab. Use to find community statistical profiles (information at local, provincial and national levels)
  4. Other Federal and Provincial websites have government publications and business tools (Consider Industry Canada, Health Canada and the NS Department of Finance). Again, check out the "Data and Statistics" tab.
  5. Annual reports for similar businesses.  Try Googling it!
  6. Association and professional organization web sites (some are listed in the "Websites" and "Professional Organizations" tabs)

Finding Journal Articles (Using databases)

Article databases are linked on the "Articles and Journals" page. Consider the following databases:

While using Business Source Premier, consider some of the following SUBJECT headings
(found in the Thesaurus):

  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumer attitudes
  • Consumer preference
  • Food
  • Nutrition
  • Food price
  • Natural food inductry
  • Health
  • Green marketing
  • Coffee industry
  • College students
  • Caterers and catering
  • Marketing strategy
  • Environmentalism
  • Wellness programs
  • Health promotion
  • Fund raising

Google Scholar

Sample Business Plans

Websites


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