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Literature & Composition (LITC-200): Getting Started


In this guide, you will find:

  • Library Resources, recommended books and articles for the Literature & Composition Courses 
  • Guidelines for Evaluating and Citing Sources 

Getting Help
Please visit the Library Help Desk, call, email, or make an appointment with Raven Fonfa, Reference Librarian.

Off-campus access
Most online library resources are available from anywhere off-campus. Login with your culinary username and password.

Interlibrary Loan
If there is a book or article that we do not have in the library, we will get a copy for you through Interlibrary Loan.

Online Resources for Research & Writing

Getting Started

~ Reference and General Books, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, & handbooks, introductions to literature, writing, literary criticism, are useful for background information, definitions of terms, introduction to concepts, guidance, and more.  View list

~ Course Section tabs provide specific resources and information for topics, coursework, and assignments.

~ Searching for Articles 

Reference & Information Literacy Librarian

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Raven Fonfa

The Culinary Institute of America | Conrad N. Hilton Library | 1946 Campus Drive | Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
Telephone: 845-451-1747 | Email: