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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.

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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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