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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.
The Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library cookbook collections are located in three areas of the library: the Locked Case for rare and special cookbooks, the Cookbooks collection on the south side of the main floor - these books consist of recipes for all types of cooking, and the 3rd Floor Mezzanine - these books include social history, local culture, and recipes.
To find cookbooks at UC Berkeley: Search OskiCat, Select Subject: cookbook
OR Under More Searches, select: Form or Genre: enter cookbooks
Cookbooks, in the Bioscience Library are located in the Cookbook section near Reference, and on the 3rd Floor Mezzanine, by call number.
Browse the shelves or enter the the following call number ranges:
"Access to encyclopedias, references works, e-books, images, and more."
"Content reflects the interdisciplinary nature, and resources for studying food, in history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, literary studies, political science, and development studies.
Includes: Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia, the Cambridge World History of Food, Bloomsbury’s Cultural History of Food and chapters from Food History: Critical and Primary Source. Image collections including the Culinary Arts Museum, USA and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA."
Cookbook Finder is an experimental, works-based application that provides access to thousands of cookbooks and other works about food and nutrition described in WorldCat records. You can search by person, place, topic (e.g., course, ingredient, method and more) and browse related works by author and topic.
Food history research tool. Find, identify, and compare historical and contemporary writing on food and related topics, and search thousands of cookbooks. Like the Wikipedia model, users can contribute content.