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FYML 102N: World Food and Foodways

Information Resources

To reserve materials in advance of your library visit, place a hold using the Libraries’ online catalog at


Use Worldcat to find materials to borrow through interlibrary loan:


Some Selected Titles:

To find DVDs to check out, or to reserve in advance for later check out (place a hold) use the Libraries’ online catalog at Refer to the instructions here to place a hold/reserve a video to check out:

You may place requests for materials at any time and they will be paged every two hours during our hours of operation. We will notify you via email when your holds are ready. Please note that holds placed for items at the McKinley Chemistry Library and Thurlow Lieurance Music Library will take longer to retrieve.

To pick up your holds, please stop at the Circulation Desk in Ablah Library. Your materials will be held in a locker adjacent to the desk. Upon showing your Shocker ID card, Libraries staff will  provide you the information needed to retrieve your materials. The process in place is designed to provide contactless checkout of your materials.

Note: If you are working or attending courses remotely and need to have materials mailed to you, contact Interlibrary Loan. We will mail items to you as needed. You are responsible for returning the items via mail.

Instructions for placing a hold using the Libraries' online catalog.

Some recommended subject headings and keywords to use when searching


Dinners and dining
Food consumption
Food habits
Food preferences
[place] -- Social life and customs
Table etiquette



Cafe Culture
Food Market
Food Shopping

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Purpose Expertise

The handouts below provide a more detailed description of the criteria used for evaluating information sources, including websites.

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