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Find Books

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:

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

Search and view the full text of eBooks provided by the databases listed below:

Credo Reference - Search in hundreds of reference resources and subject-specific titles, including images, audio files and videos.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Search and view the full text of eBooks.

Learning Express/PrepSTEP - Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

R2Library - Full-text e-books in the allied health, nursing, and medical fields.

 

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

For additional help with Hold and Interlibrary Loan functions, please review the video below: