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Delaware Technical Community College

Culinary Arts: Find books

Delaware Library Catalog

The Delaware Library Catalog is the library's online catalog.  It will help you search for books related to your program of study.  The catalog can be searched by title, author, or subject.  Searches can be limited by type of library and/or location.  Try searching the Delaware Library Catalog using the keywords listed below:

Caterers and catering     Cookery     Diet           Food handling     Food industry and trade             Food service     Gastronomy                         Hospitality industry     Menus     Nutrition     Quantity cookery

For additional help searching the Delaware Library Catalog please review video below:

How to find a book


Browsing the book shelves in the library can also lead you to books you may not otherwise find related to your program of study. The main call numbers for materials on or related to Culinary Arts are:

RM214 – RM258 Diet therapy, diet cookbooks
TP368 – TP456 Food processing and manufacture
TX341 – TX641 Nutrition, foods and food supply
TX642 – TX840 Cookery
TX851 – TX885 Dining room service
TX901 – TX946.5 Hospitality industry, Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc., Food service

Electronic Books

Search and view the full text of eBooks provided by the EBSCOhost database by clicking on the link below: 

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

To search ALL of Delaware Tech's electronic books holdings, click on the link for the Delaware Library Catalog in the Delaware Library Catalog box above.

Interlibrary Loans

What if the book I want isn’t available at my campus library but is located in another Delaware library?

You can place a hold on the book, and when it is available, it will be sent to the Delaware Tech library location that you choose.

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Find the item you want in the Library Catalog.
  2. Click on "Place Hold"
  3. Enter your 700#, PIN, and the Delaware Tech library where you want the material sent.
  4. Be patient—it may take a few days for the material to arrive.
  5. You will receive a Delaware Tech e-mail notice when your material has arrived.
  6. Bring your Delaware Tech ID when you pick up your material.

To request books not available in the Delaware Library Catalog use the electronic form available here:

Interlibrary Loan Request