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Food Studies

This guide covers resources for the study of the history and social ramifications of food. See the Nutrition guide for other topics.

Library Services Supporting Methods

Data Services supports quantitative, qualitative, and geographical research at NYU. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages for statistical analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), and qualitative data analysis. They provide training and support, as well as consulting expertise, for many aspects of the research data lifecycle including access, analysis, collection development, data management, and data preservation.

  • Email:
  • Fill out our appointment form on the Data Services website
  • Call us: 212-998-3434
  • Come visit: 5th Floor, Bobst Library

DSS helps students incorporate digital scholarship tools and methods into their research. They can help you to plan, analyze, visualize, store, share, and publish your digital projects. More specifically, DSS supports:

  • Digital publishing: project planning and management, and journal publishing consultations
  • Website creation: consultation on website development, organization, and platform selection (e.g., WordPress, Omeka)
  • Digital humanities tools and methods: text analysis, GIS, visualization, etc.
  • Workshops and trainings: look for “Digital Scholarship” workshops and trainings on the Library Classes calendar

Email or request an appointment on the DSS Appointment form

Resources to Support Methods