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Foodways are cultural, social and economic practices relating to the production and consumption of food. Foodways refers to the intersection of food in culture, traditions, and history. (Oxford English Dictionary). Materials on nutrition, history of food, food culture, cookery, culinary tourism are located in many subject specialty libraries on campus. Our digital collections span all subjects and are available 24/7, wherever you are.

Search library resources in the OskiCat for cookbooks, cultural history, books, ebooks, articles, conference proceedings, and news.

Current UCB faculty, students, staff and patrons in the library have access to licensed resources & materials such as journals (print & electronic), books (print & electronic), databases, indexes, data and citation management software. Bioscience Top Ten List

Contact us if you have difficulty finding or accessing library resources. Use the Recommend a title form for purchase recommendations. Visit the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library web site for more resources.

Browsing guide for Cookery, Food Technology & Nutrition.

Use for keyword and subject searching.

RM Nutraceuticals
TP368 - TP660 Food Processing
TX1 - TX985 Home Economics
TX340 - TX640 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
TX640 - TX840 Cookery
QP1 - QP801 Physiology
QP141 - QP801 Nutrition, general
QR115+ Food Microbiology
SB175+ Food supply, GMO crops, food microbiology

UC & UC Berkeley

Berkeley Food Institute.
Members from The College of Natural Resources, the Goldman School of Public Policy, the Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley Law, and the School of Public Health. BFI has over 95 affiliated faculty and staff on the UC Berkeley campus.

University of California, Global Food Initiative / UC Berkeley Initiatives, lists all of the UCB campus activities.

Library of Congress, Science Reference Guides - see Food, Gastronomy and women.
These mainly focus on the special collections and rare books at LoC.

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Bioscience & Natural Resources Library
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