Welcome to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies

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What's New to the OREs

In September 2023, 69 full new articles, 12 revised, 0 summary articles, spread across 22 subjects have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

One More Encyclopedia Available via Subscription and Perpetual Access

On April 20, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Global Public Health will be available via subscription and perpetual access. After a successful free period during development, the OREs provide in-depth overviews of the major areas of research and will continue to grow with the field over time. If you're a librarian, explore Subscriber Services to learn how to provide access to the OREs for your institution. If you're not a librarian, you can recommend the OREs to your librarian here.

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