The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer a new subscription to Bloomsbury Food Library.

This database brings together many resources related to food science and includes:

  • Encyclopedias and reference works;
  • Over 100 e-books;
  • Image collections from the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University, The National Archives of the UK, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art;
  • Historic illustrated menus; and
  • Podcasts featuring interviews with leading food scholars.

According to the Bloomsbury Food Library,  this resource “is a growing and vibrant digital resource. Home to the widest-ranging existing collection of food studies content it reflects the interdisciplinary nature of this growing subject, making it an essential resource for students, researchers, and scholars studying food, on courses as wide-ranging as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, literary studies, political science, and development studies.”

Please contact Chair of Resources & Scholarly Communications Kristin Laughtin-Dunker at for any questions.