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Culinary Arts Resources: Books/eBooks

Course Reserves

Remote Access to Databases & E-books

An active RAM ID (student ID number) and RAM ID password is required for off-campus access to CCSF Library subscription resources and databases, including online articles, streaming video, and e-books. When accessing these resources from off-campus, users will be prompted to log in with RAM ID, then will be able to view resources as if they are on-campus.


Use OneSearch to search for books, eBooks, magazine, newspaper and journal articles, streaming videos, DVDs, CDs, images, and more, all in a single search.





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Finding Books

Materials in the Library are shelved by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system. Books are arranged on the shelves by subject. 

When searching the Library Catalog by subject for cookbooks remember these examples: 

Cooking  =  General Cookbooks
Cooking, French  =  Cookbooks by country
Cooking -- California  = Cookbooks by state
Cooking (tofu)   = Cookbooks by foodtype

Relevant areas in the collection to find materials on culinary arts include:

Subject Heading Call Numbers
Nutrition TX 345
Food Handling TX 533
General Cookbooks TX 645 - TX 840
Cookbooks, alphabetical by state TX 715
Cookbooks, alphabetical by country TX 716-TX 724.5
Food type, holiday cooking TX 725  - TX 759
Cookbooks, quantity and professional TX 820
Cookbooks, vegetarian TX 837
Sanitation TX 911.3





Listings of subject related encyclopedias

Library & Learning Resources, City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 452-5541