Tag Archives: CookBooks

Explore cookbooks and more from libraries around the world with new Cookbook Finder app

“New from OCLC Research, Cookbook Finder is an experimental, works-based application that provides access to thousands of cookbooks and other works about food and nutrition described in library records. It allows users to search by person, place and topic (e.g., course, ingredient, method, and more), as well as browse related works by author and topic (supplied by the Kindred Works/Recommender API). Results include links to full-text when available from HathiTrust and Project Gutenberg.” (via OCLC)

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With Latest Donation, N.Y.U. Food Library Joins Big Leagues

NYT – “Anna Bennett, a senior at New York University, was puzzled about where to find research material for a nine-page paper. “The topic was ‘Write whatever you want about a food group, recipe or ethnic food,’ ” she said. “The first thing that came to mind was Ethiopian food.”

She went online and started an instant-message chat with a librarian deep inside the university’s fortresslike Bobst Library, across West Fourth Street from Washington Square Park: Do you have any cookbooks?”

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