Food Technology

Welcome to the Food Technology Subject Guide.

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into Food Technology.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Most of e-books in the Library's collection are listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

  • Emerald e-books
  • Netlibrary e-Books
  • Science Direct e-Books
  • Springer e-Books
  • Wiley e-Books

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This list is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • GN406-442 Material culture Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc
  • HD9000-9999 Special industries and trades
  • K3926-3935 Food processing industries
  • S1-(972) Agriculture (General)
  • SB1-1110 Plant culture
  • SB175-177 Food crops
  • TP368-456 Food processing and manufacture
  • TS1-2301 Manufactures
  • TX341-641 Foods and food supply
  • TX901-946.5 Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc.

                                    Food service

  • Food flavour technology TP418 F686 2010
  • Pulse foods : processing, quality and nutraceutical applications SB317 L43P982
  • Bio-nanotechnology : a revolution in food, biomedical, and health sciences 7 B615
  • Vegetable oils in food technology : composition, properties and uses TP670 V422
Food and beverage packaging technology TP374 F686 201
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in the Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service to borrow books from other library.

Find Articles

This page identifies the journal indexes most relevant to Food Technology and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

  • BioOne
  • CAB Abstracts
  • Ebscohost
  • ProQuest Central
  • ScienceDirect
  • Scopus
  • SpringerLink
  • Wiley Online Library

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is a list of journals often used in Food Technology:

  • FNP newsletter: food packaging and labeling. TP368 F622
  • Food processing. TP368 F66
  • Food processing industry. TP368 F66
  • Food product development. TP368 F674
  • Food technology in Australia. TP368 F68
  • Food technology in New Zealand. TP368 F6
  • International food research journal. TP368 I61
  • Journal of food technology. TX341 J583
  • The new food & drug packaging. TP368 F6

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Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, thesaurus and etc. There are also ranges of electronic reference resources available on the Internet.

Handbook / Manuals
  • Bender's dictionary of nutrition and food technology. TX349 B458 1999 (7th ed.)
  • Bender's dictionary of nutrition and food technology. TX349 B458 2006 (8th ed.)
  • Biotech's : dictionary of food technology. 2 B616
  • Dictionary of nutrition and food technology. B4 1968 (3rd ed.)
  • Dictionary of nutrition and food technology. TX349 B4 1975 (4th ed.)
  • Dictionary of nutrition and food technology. TX349 B4 1982 (5th ed.)
  • Dictionary of nutrition and food technology. TX349 B458 1990 (6th ed.)
  • English-German dictionary of food technology. TX349.L8 
  • Handbook of animal-based fermented food and beverage technology. 44 H236 2012
  • Handbook of farm, dairy, and food machinery. 4 H236 2013
  • Handbook of fruits and fruits processing. TP370 H236 2012
  • Handbook of plant-based fermented food and beverage technology. 44 H236 2012
  • Plastic films in food packaging : materials, technology and applications. TP374 P715
  • Principles of food preservation practical manual for diploma in food technology. 2 A299
  • Spices and seasonings: a food technology handbook. TP420 T134 2001
  • Training manual on food irradiation technology and techniques. HD9698 A1I6 no.114 1982 












  • Encyclopaedia of food microbiology and food-fermentation biotechnology. 2 E56
  • Encyclopedia of food technology. 2 J63
  • Kirk-Othmer food and feed technology. TP9 K59
  • Materials and technology: a systematic encyclopedia of the technology of materials used in industry and commerce, including foodstuffs and fuels. TP200.M364


Theses & Dissertations

 Theses & Dissertations

Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Thesis and Dissertation writing

  • ProQuest Dissertation & Theses

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  • UPM Thesis

The UPM eThesis contains the full text electronics copies of theses and dissertations and project reports from post-graduate students of the Universiti Putra Malaysia. The materials in the portal are available to be browsed, searched or read by anyone interested in its content.

Any use made of information contained in this portal must be in accordance with the Copyright Act 1987 and related or successor legislation, and must be properly acknowledged. Further distribution or reproduction in any format is prohibited without the permission of the copyright holder.

  • MyTO : Malaysian Theses Online

It lists the theses collection compiled from public academic universities and university colleges as well as private academic universities.


  • UPM IR : Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository

UPMiR is an online digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and reasearch at the Universiti Putra Malaysia

Patents and Standards

Patents Standards

US Patent & trademarks

European Patent Office (EPO)

Free Patents

WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization

Patent Lens

Malaysia Standard

National International Standard Technology (NIST)

International Organization for Standards

Standards Australia

Food Standards Australia New Zealand



This is a list of the notable nursing organizations includes intergovernmental, governmental or non-governmental.



  • JBT FoodTech.

  • Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)

  • Malaysian Institute of Food Technology

  • Official Portal Of Farmers Organization Authority Malaysia













  • Amity Institute of Food Technology

  • Applied Food Technologies

  • German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL)

  • Institute for Food Safety and Health

  • Institute of Food Technologists

  • Institute of Food Technology in Novi Sad (FINS)

  • Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies






















This list provides link to Food Technology resources available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


  • Institute of Food Technologists

  • IIT Paul V. Galvin Library


Cite your sources

Why Must I Cited The Work?
Academic Integrity @ UPM

·         Acknowledge the author

·         Acknowledge the source of direct quotations

·      Avoid Plagiarism & Respect the Intellectual property  and Copyright issues

·        Your ideas will be supported with fact

To acknowledge the source of paraphrased information that the reader may question or may want to pursue further    

The Graduate School Office at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) promotes and educates the UPM community on the importance of academic integrity.

·         Guide to Thesis Preparation from School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia. (2013)

APA Sytle Guide    

·         Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) BF76.7 P976 2001

·         APA Style

From the American Psychological Association

·         APA Formatting and Style Guide

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

·         APA Formatting and Style Guide (6th ed.)

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

·         APA 6th Edition - Citation Guide

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

Bibliography management tools (also known as citation or reference management tools) help you organize your research sources and generate bibliographies in multiple citation formats.

Mendeley allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Mendeley offers:
• Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
• Importing of references from various sources
• Storage and searching of personalized data
• Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles

Mendeley Wikipedia



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