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A fantastic resource for finding accurate information quickly, the VOL is a collection of over twenty databases covering many topics. Millions of articles are available—many in full text and with images—pulled from newspapers, reference books, magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications. See the descriptions below each database for more specific details. New databases recently added to the VOL collection include:
Credo Reference is an excellent starting point for basic information on a given topic. Results are gathered from encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, and image libraries. The full text of food and beverage titles being searched include:
Environmental Studies and Policies Collection – Provides well-researched information covering all aspects of the impact of humans on the environment. Scholarly, government and general-interest titles address topics like global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides abstracts for more than 384,000 records and access to full text for more than 4,700 records.
Culinary Arts Collection - A smorgasbord of information providing access to academic journals and magazines on all aspects of cooking, nutrition, restaurant reviews and industry information. Includes more than six million articles from more than 300 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit. Search the full list of publications here.
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection – Look here for research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Contains more than 828,000 records, with coverage dating as far back as 1965. There is full text for many publications, including periodicals, company and country reports, and books.