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SSI2-119: Foodways: Coronavirus & Foodways

This spring, you have the option of continuing with your original research topic or writing about the current coronavirus and its effects on some aspects of foodways. This page features resources and strategies for finding relevant and timely information about the 2019 Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Facts

Evidence-Based News

Visual Resources, Maps, & Data

Emerging Research

Featured Books

These e-books may help you put the current crisis in context with related issues.

Coronavirus & Food

Reliable Media Coverage

News Databases

Search these databases for more news coverage about the novel coronavirus and its impact on foodways.


Coronavirus on Twitter

Blue Twitter logo next to information about coronavirus in social media.Below are some Twitter accounts and hashtags to use when searching for Coronavirus information on Twitter. As always, be wary of information that is not from a trusted source. Consider reviewing the latest information from the World Health Organization (@WHO), the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (@CDCgov), or the Washington State Department of Health (@WADeptHealth)



Select the hashtag links below to see news threads on the topic.

Note: If you're accessing this guide on your smartphone or a mobile device and you have the Twitter app downloaded, these links will send you into the Twitter app interface for instant browsing.

#2019nCov         #COVID19        #Covid_19        #Covid-19

#hCov19            #AskWHO         #CDC               #coronavirus 


Evaluating Information Online

Use the SIFT method and the resources below to critically evaluate online sources.

SIFT Graphic

Need Help?

This subject guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you. If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Katy!

Katy Curtis, Humanities Librarian
Schedule an appointment
tel: (253) 879-3672
office: Collins Library 140

If you can't find Katy, remember there are several ways to get help with your research

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Portions of this page have been adapted from Portland State University Library's COVID-19 Research Guide. The original guide was created and is maintained by Emily Ford, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.