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October 2015

A Free trial to FSTA on Thomson Reuters Web of Science platform has been activated.

The trial will run up to the 18th of December 2015.

FSTA® is produced by IFIS Publishing, whose expert scientists monitor journals, trade publications, books, patents, standards, conference proceedings and reports from all around the world, creating a collection of key information, hand-picked for the community.

Updated weekly with approximately 1,450 records, FSTA® contains resources relevant to the following university programs:

  • Food Science
  • Nutrition
  • Animal and Wildlife Sciences
  • Animal Science: Meat Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology and plant pathology
  • Consumer science
  • Genetics
  • Plant science

Please find a presentation document FSTA presentation with more information attached.

Thomson Reuters also has a dedicated Training & Support page, where you can find recorded training sessions on the resources.

To view a session on FSTA go to

May 2015

Available Now: Online talks by Leading Experts in Business, Management, Marketing, Finance and More:

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has arranged access for all faculty, students, alumni and Executive Education members to a source of online teaching resources in Business and Management delivered by leading academics and practitioners from the business world.

The Business and Management Collection includes over 800 specially prepared audio-visual lectures, organised into 80 comprehensive series. Topics include Marketing, Management, Leadership Finance, Technology, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Global Business, Strategy Financial Risk Management, and much more. Here are a few series that may be of interest:

Strategy as Practice Edited by Prof. David Seidl and Prof. Paula Jarzabkowski of University of Zurich, Switzerland

Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Edited by Prof. Colin Fisher, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Corporate Finance Edited by Prof. Raghavendra Rau – University of Cambridge, UK

Managing Organizations Edited by Prof. Stewart Clegg, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Entrepreneurship edited by Prof. Scott Shane, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Principles of Marketing Edited Prof. Michael J. Baker – Emeritus Professor, University of Strathclyde

Talks can easily be embedded onto your Moodle page and for specific talk suggestions, please send your course syllabi/outline to Jonathan Tuchband who is able to offer assistance with identifying and matching specific talks from The Collection to complement your programme of teaching.