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Food Studies

This research guide is designed to support research and inquiry on food from diverse perspectives and across a wide range of disciplines.

A quick introduction to finding books at UCLA:

You can also use Melvyl to search for books across the UC system and around the world:

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the following methods.

Citation - A brief introduction

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1. Why cite?

Watch this quick video for an overview of why citation really matters.

2. Determine your citation style.

Check out the submission guidelines or assignment prompt to determine the proper citation style. When in doubt, ask a researcher in the field, the instructor, or a librarian for help.

3. Use a citation tool.

Check out ZoteroEndnote, or Mendeley to keep track of your articles and create citations. You can also use the citation tools in many databases. Check out our guide to citing sources for more information.

 

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Book Recommendations from UCLA's Food Studies Community

UCLA Library's Community Cookbook Collection supports UCLA’s Healthy Campus Initiative by providing students with materials to learn how to cook for themselves, try new cuisines, and explore healthier food choices. The Bruin Culinary Community, a student group on campus, works with the library to select titles and display the collection. The collection is meant to be a “working” collection–one that goes home with students and is heavily used for practical purposes. 

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