This guide aims to point you to some useful starting places for your research on food and culture. Please feel free to contact me for help navigating these resources or finding sources for your individual research topics. I'm happy to work with you on any aspect of the research process. Note: Menu Collections have moved to a separate page.
– Karen Storz, Research & Instruction Librarian
Try a keyword search. Once you find a book that's relevant to your topic, click on the title and look for Subjects in the record of that book to help you find "more like this."
Sample keyword search for
leads to linked subject terms and more books related to this topic:
Some useful subject terms for browsing food studies topics in the catalog:
|Food -- Social aspects||Nutrition|
|Food History||Nutrition Policy|
|Cooking||Cooking -- History|
|African American Cooking||Sustainable Agriculture|
Not finding enough, or found an item that's checked out? Search WorldCat and request a copy through Interlibrary Loan.
Don't know where to find a book in the Library? Check out this quick guide.
Quick Guide to Clapp Library Locations
|Call # / Location|
|Call Numbers A-DZ
Knapp Multimedia Ctr
|Computing Help Desk
Research Help Desk
|Call Numbers E-PM
|Call Numbers PN-Z
Book Arts Lab