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Culinary Arts - Indianapolis

Books and eBooks

You can search for books and eBooks in IvyCat directly in the search box below. This page contains helpful tips for locating these materials for your specific program.

If you need help finding or accessing a book or eBook, contact a librarian.


Use our Library Catalog IvyCat to find print books and ebooks.

Locating Books In The Library

Culinary books can be found in the research collection of the North Meridan Center and Lawrence libraries.  The majority of  Culinary books, however, will be found at the North Meridian Center library.  When in the library you can browse the TX section for culinary books.

  • TX341-641 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
  • TX642-840 Cooking
  • TX851-885 Dining-room service
  • TX901-946.5 Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
  • TX950-953 Taverns, barrooms, saloons
  • TX955-985 Building operation and housekeeping

Searching for books video


Try combining some of your keywords with the keywords below. for example Italian AND Cooking

  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Desserts
  • Barbecuing
  • Frying
  • Skillet cooking
  • Roasting

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Loan Periods

Most books and periodicals in print check out for 2 weeks with up to 4 renewals if there are no requests for the item.

Please see our  Borrowing Items page for more details. 

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