Searching in a library catalog requires looking for broader topics such as food justice or human nutritional genetics rather than the more specific food desert economics or human nutritional epigenomics.
Nutrition and food science/technology crosses several classification areas in Shields Library, but all are located on the 3rd floor except for anthropology of food.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION OUTLINE
CLASS Q - SCIENCE
QP subclass Physiology
QP 140s Nutrition
CLASS R - MEDICINE
RM214-258 Diet therapy. Dietary cookbooks
RM259 Vitamin therapy
CLASS S - AGRICULTURE
S subclass Agriculture (General)
SB subclass Plant culture
SF subclass Animal culture
SF94.5-99 Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
SH subclass Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
CLASS T - TECHNOLOGY
TX subclass Home Economics
TX1-1110 Home economics
TX341-641 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
TX642-840 Cooking (incl. cookbooks)
TX851-885 Dining-room service
TX901-946.5 Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
TX950-953 Taverns, barrooms, saloons
Please Note: Clinical Nutrition materials may also be located at the Blaisdell Medical Library (BML) located at the UCD Medical Center. This library uses the National Library of Medicine Classification system for classifying the collection.
WB 400 Dietetics. Diet therapy. Nutrition therapy
Classify works on diets to be used with particular diseases with the disease. Classify works on normal dietary practice in QT 235. Classify works on nutrition and food values in QU 145-145.5. Classify works on diet or nutrition therapy in children in WS 115-132; in the aged WT 115.
See the WB classification guide for a more detailed breakdown of these nutritional and diet therapy areas.