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FCS 170: Introduction to Food Science & Preparation: Finding Books

Discovery Search Box

Books and more outside the Carmichael library

Sample Searches in Discovery System or WorldCat Local

EXAMPLE: India and social life and customs

EXAMPLE: India and cookery and recipes

Enter your county and conduct the same searches. 

Use specific terms relevant to a nation or region. 

EXAMPLE: Iceland and gluggavedur

Search Terms to find Food or Recipes

Use the following keywords to locate books and articles about food and recipes .
Enter the name of your country as a Subject and combine with keywords. 
EXAMPLE: 

Searching: Discovery Service for Univ of Montevallo

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  • Cooking, Spain
  • Food Consumption
  • Food Habits
  • Food History 
  • Food Preferences
  • Food Moral and Ethical Aspects

 

Search terms to find Manners, Customs and Etiquette for a county

Use the following keywords to locate books and articles about a country's culture, customs, manners and etiquette.
Enter the name of your country and combine with keywords. 

EXAMPLE:  Spain and social life and customs 

  • Social life and customs
  • Description and travel

Searching: Discovery Service for Univ of Montevallo

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Call Numbers

Carmichael Library uses Library of Congress Classification to organize its materials.  Books are organized by subject, so if you find one relevant book, its neighbors on the shelf may also be useful.  Books related to food, food culture, and food prep can be found in these call numbers:

GT 2850-2920 Food and Culture. Eating and Drinking Customs, etc.
RA 601 Food Safety
TX341-TX641 Nutrition. Foods and Food Supply
TX 643-840 Cookbooks (Cookery) 

 

For more detail on call numbers, consult the Library of Congress Classification Outline.