Subjects and Keywords
Unlike other longer established academic fields, food studies research is difficult to find because there is no one main subject field that its topics fall into. Instead, food studies researchers must be agile and creative; they must create oblique strategies for researching terms and search strings to find their desired information. Below you'll find some resources to help you create subjects and keywords for your search.
The Culinary Institute of America’s Conrad N. Hilton Library’s Student Resource Guide for Applied Food Studies: Websites, is indescribably comprehensive for Food Studies associations, institutions, resources, and graduate programs.
About Food Studies
The New York Public Library is an excellent instruction for food culture research. They have multiple projects, tools, and even their very own culinary librarian. This resource is a lengthy guide for any researcher interested in using their resources for culinary history research. That said, it highlights vital information, such as Library of Congress standardized subjects, that is vital for a contemporary food studies scholar.