This guide lists the major resources for Hospitality research. If you have any
questions or would like further assistance please call or email:
Search for Articles
Find Web Resources
Pathfinders & Bibliographies
Additional Reference Sources
Course-Specific Homepages and Guides
To locate books in the Alice Statler Library, select the Library Catalog from the Alice Statler Library Homepage. This will load the Webpac and allow you to search for books by Title, Author, Subject, Call Number, Reserve Books, and much more.
To find books in other libraries, follow the link Other Libraries on the CCSF Library Homepage.
Indexes & Databases for Articles
Periodical databases index journal, magazine, and newspaper articles by subject.
Note: Online databases are only available to City College of San Francisco students, faculty and staff. You must have a current CCSF I.D. card and library barcode number to access the subscription databases, unless otherwise indicated.
Interdisciplinary database with coverage from 1980 to the present. Many
articles are available full text. Infotrac Collections include Expanded
Academic ASAP, Business Index ASAP, and the Health Reference Center. Chose
the Collection most appropriate for the subject being searched.
CQ Researcher provides in-depth reports on current social, polical and economic issues.
Comprised of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority
and native press in America covering 1995 to the present. These articles
are searchable in both English and Spanish. Full text available.
Cornell's Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly is one of the
hospitality industry's foremost publications. The Quarterly Database includes
indexing for every issue since 1960. Search by keyword and then locate
the journal article in the library.
Lodging, Restaurant and Tourism Index (CD-ROM)
Index coverage includes hotel, foodservice, and travel industry articles
from 1985 to the present. Check the
listing of periodicals indexed. Ask for assistance
at the Reference Desk.
SFPL - Electronic Resources,
Magazines, and Newspapers
San Francisco Public Library subscribes to large number of reference databases.
You must have a San Francisco Public Library card number
to access them. Once you have entered your barcode number, scroll
down to Business & Economics. First Search: Business & Industry
and ProQuest ABI Inform are two databases that index a lot of information
on the Hospitality Industry.
Society for Hospitality Consultants Library
Find articles on topics in hospitality management arranged by date. The
archive goes back to 1998.
Search Jake when you what to learn which online database indexes a particular
journal title. Free on the web, no barcode necessary.
Browse e-Journal and e-Magazines in the Hospitality Industry
Extensive listing of restaurant, nightclub, bar and hospitality magazine
Hospitality & Leisure Journals
Prepared by Alastair M. Morrison, a comprehensive listing of refereed academic journals in tourism, hospitality, leisure, and recreation.
Pathfinders and Bibliographies
Pathfinders and bibliographies are developed by
librarians at the Alice Statler Library to guide students to resources on individual subjects. The guides suggest subject
headings, list book locations, and link to select web resources. If you need further assistance researching a topic or
locating an item, please ask at the Reference Desk or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you know of a topic that you would like a guide developed for, let us know!
Search Web Resources
Librarians at the Alice Statler Library preselect and organize internet
resources within the Hospitality/Hotel & Restaurant Management field.
From the Alice Statler Homepage, select
Print Hospitality Reference Sources
The following sources can be found at the Alice
Statler Library in the Reference Area. Please ask for assistance if you need help locating an
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
REF TX 551 .B64 1989-
Bowes & Church's Food Values of Portions Commonly Used
REF TX 553 A3 W55
A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives
REF TX 349 .M613 1988
Nouveau Larousse Gastronomique
REF GV 1301 .F64 1996
Casino Gaming Dictionary: Terms and Language for Managers
REF TX 349 >E47 1993
Encyclopedia of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition
REF TX 349 F58
Food and Food Production Encyclopedia
REF TX 353 .C255 2000
The Cambridge World History of Food
REF KF 3875 H8 1986
United States Food Laws, Regulations, & Standards
The following sources
can be found in the Periodicals Section of the Alice Statler Library.
Please ask for assistance if you need help searching.
TX 910.3 .L638x
Lodging & Restaurant Index
REF Z 6265 .L58
A Literature Guide to the Hospitality Industry
Alice Statler Library - City College of San Francisco
Created October 15, 2001 | Updated February 14, 2005