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Dietetics and Nutrition

Use this guide to find and evaluate information and resources related to dietetics and nutrition.


St. Louis Community College subscribes to several e-book collections, in addition to holding many individual copies of e-books. Individual titles and many of the books held in collections can be found using the Classic Catalog. For a wider listing of available e-books, use Search It.

Career Books and Career Database

Books in the STLCC Libraries

Here are a few books showing what's available in the library collection.

Search the Classic Catalog

Search for books using St. Louis Community College's Classic Catalog.


Catalog Search Help

Begin in the STLCC Catalog to find books in the library. The two basic methods for searching are the keyword and the subject searches. The subject search is somewhat misleading--it only searches for subjects as defined by the Library of Congress. Because most library users are not familiar with the official Library of Congress Subject Headings, it is often a good idea to begin with a keyword search. Some examples of keyword searches include

  1. dietetics
  2. diet* and diabetes
  3. diet* AND health
  4. food AND sanitation
  5. nutrition AND child*
  6. recipes and middle east*

NOTE: The asterisk (*) truncates a term and will retrieve all forms of the word that follow the truncation symbol. For example, diet* will retrieve diet, dietetics, dietician, etc. The asterisk can also be used as a wildcard for an unknown letter, as in wom*n, etc.

Results from your keyword searches will help you identify appropriate subject headings. Below are just a few examples of subject headings you will find in the STLCC Catalog.

  1. Children -- Nutrition
  2. Cooking -- 219 related LC Subjects
  3. Cooking, Italian
  4. Diabetes -- Diet therapy -- Recipes
  5. Diet therapy
  6. Dietetics
  7. Food service management
  8. Menus
  9. Nutrition (note: there are 48 related subject headings)
  10. Quantity cooking

Getting Books from outside STLCC

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St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000