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PHIL 3230: Ethics of Food (Melissa Seymour Fahmy): Agriculture & Food Systems

Finding Books

GILFind ( - Search our local catalog for books, DVD's, maps, etcetera. 

Use Library of Congress Subject Headings linked in GIL-Find to help you discover books and expand your search.  For books related to agriculture and food systems, see:

  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Food supply
  • Agriculture > Moral and ethical aspects
  • Agricultural systems.  
  • Animal industry > Moral and ethical aspects.
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Factory farms
  • Food industry and trade > Moral and ethical aspects.

Selected Books in the Main & Science Libraries:

Finding Articles

GALILEO@UGA (* Search databases that index journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, symposia, etc.; excellent source for current research.  The following GALILEO databases include scholarly publications related to agriculture and food systems:

  • Food Science Source
    Full-text database for the food industry. 
  • CAB Abstracts
    Index to research on agriculture, forestry and allied life sciences. 
  • Agricola
    ​Index to publications on all aspects of agriculture and agricultural research.  
  • Multisearch​
    Excellent for multidisciplinary research; Search approximately 130 GALILEO databases plus the GIL@UGA Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

*Tip:  select "Choose Databases" above the search box to broaden search to include CAB and Agricola for more agricultural resources. 

Key Journals:

  • Food security
  • Journal of Agricultural Ethics
  • Sustainability
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
  • Agriculture and Human Values


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