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Cluster 71: Biotechnology and Society

Your guide for Cluster 71 research at UCLA: Find books, articles, and more for Biotechnology and Society.

Databases (Fall)

Articles are indexed in databases. The databases below are a select list of resources that the UCLA Library subscribes to. If you want to look for others, go to Databases by Subject and click through. There are also Research Guides designed by subject librarians at for various disciplines.

                Get it at UC             is your link to full-text! As you navigate various databases, use the "Get it at UC" button to find the full text across various databases or search for the journal title in UC Library Search

General Interdisciplinary Databases

Subject Databases

GMO Paper Example Searches

Genetically Modified

"genetically modified" OR "genetic modification" OR transgene OR transgenic OR GMO OR GM

Food, Agriculture, Corn

food OR crop OR farm* OR agricultur* OR corn OR maize

Famine, Food Security

famine OR hunger OR "food security" OR "food insecurity" OR "food aid" OR "food production" OR "food supply"

Food Sovereignty

"food sovereignty" OR "right to food"


Africa* OR "Southern Africa" OR Zambia OR Lesotho OR Malawi OR Swaziland OR Mozambique OR Zimbabwe


"literature review" OR meta-analysis OR "meta analysis" OR "systematic review" OR meta-synthesis OR "meta synthesis" OR "case study" OR "case studies" OR "risk analysis" OR "risk assessment" OR "pros and cons" OR comparison OR comparative


benefit OR advantage OR "positive effect" OR "positive impact" OR importance OR success OR value OR improv* OR effectiv*


cost OR disadvantage OR "negative effect" OR "negative impact" OR failure OR ineffectiv* OR harm OR adverse OR risk


policy OR policies OR law OR legislat*


econom* OR financ* OR socioeconom*

Other useful search terms and phrases

  • ethic*
  • "precautionary principle"
  • risk analysis" OR "risk assessment" OR "impact analysis"
  • "substantial equivalence"