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Finding Material in the Library

Materials in the Library are shelved by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system. Books are arranged on the shelves by subject

The Alice Statler Library located in the Statler Wing of Smith Hall on Ocean Campus is a campus library specializing in culinary arts and hospitality studies.

Relevant areas in the collection to find materials on hospitality include:

Bars (Drinking Establishments) TX 950-953
Bartending TX 951
Caterers and Catering TX 901-921
Food Industry and Trade HD 9000-9495
Food Service TX 901-946.5
Hospitality Industry TX 901-953
Hotels/Motels TX 901-946
Restaurant Management TX 911.3 and TX 945
Restaurants TX 945-945.5

Career Related Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This source, available both online  and in print, describes the nature of the work, earnings, training, job outlook and other qualifications, and related professions. It is a great starting point to learn what you need to know about a profession. The following jobs relate to the hospitalty industry:

Web Sites

The Alice Statler Library, which is a small specialized library serving the Culinary Arts & Hopsitality Studies department, has an entire web site which includes subject guides on hospitality  topics a well as links to hundreds of hospitality related websites. New sites and guides are continally being added.

Alice Statler LIbrary: Culinary & Hospitality Links