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Culinary Arts : New Books
The VGCC Library has a large collection of cookbooks and other cooking-related resources online and in print. See below for some of our newest titles.
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Associates Programs Source Plus (EBSCO)
Covers key subjects in two-year college settings, including cosmetology, culinary arts, substance abuse counseling, and electrical technology, to name a few. The database includes over 2,000 full-text journals and over 300 full-text e-books.
Credo Reference offers online access to 1,250 reference books covering all major academic disciplines. Includes a selection of comprehensive cookbooks and food reference titles.
Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)
A smorgasbord of information—including recipes and articles—from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as online reference books. (Formerly InfoTrac Culinary Arts Collection)
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
Scholarly ebook titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. For tutorials and other help on using EBSCO ebooks on different computers and devices, visit the eBooks on EBSCOhost support page
Films on Demand
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Ebooks)
Searchable collection of online reference titles.
A suite of test preparation materials covering core academic skills, career preparation, graduate school admissions, and placement testing. Registration is required so that users can track their progress.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database
Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database
Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journals, business cases, and more.
Each monthly issue features recipes that balance seasonal, holiday, classic, and contemporary home baking, as well as include a savory recipe or two. Issues have some recipes that are free and there is a free subscription. Individuals can also upgrade to a paid subscription.
Bon Appétit (2008-present)
Lifestyle magazine covering food, travel, and entertaining.
"Strives to assist foodservice professionals make the right decisions for their businesses by delivering ideas, information and inspiration for success." This magazine has a free subscription and individuals can upgrade to paid subscription.
Food & Drink (2006-present)
Profiles successful companies in foodservice, distribution and processing
Provides information about food in all its contexts, emphasizing heritage and tradition, home cooking and real food, evoking flavors from around the world.
For Culinary Arts & Related Programs Information
Instructor, Culinary Technology
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