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Reference & Information Literacy Librarian
In this guide, you will find information about resources
and services to support your coursework.
Library Staff are here to help with research,
finding information, and using the library resources.
Contact us with any questions
Learn more Introduction to Library Research.
Most online resources on the Library website are available from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
Use your culinary email username and password to login to get full-text of articles and ebooks.
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, a free service for all CIA students, staff & faculty.
Book Purchase Request
If the CIA Library does not have a book that you need for your coursework, please contact us. We can purchase ebooks that are pertinent to the program. Ebooks become available the same day the request is accepted. To recommend that the CIA Library purchase a new book for its collections, email Raven Fonfa or use this online form.
Cite & Organize Your Research
Omnivore and most Library Databases provide tools to create citations. Locate & click a citation tool button e.g. CITE to generate a citation.
APA Citation Style CIA Library Guide
Online Resources to help with creating citations and organizing your references/bibliography:
The Purdue OWL - APA Style
Purdue University Online Writing Lab - Research and Citation Resources
Mendeley Ultimate Citation Cheat Sheet
Combines APA, MLA 8 and Harvard referencing formats and examples for different source types into one, easy to use document.
Mendeley Reference Manager
Annotate as you read. Cite as you write. Automatic citation and bibliography creation. Organize documents in one fully searchable, easy-to-manage library. Use desktop client, browser or mobile app. Free or premium.
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. From Elsevier (Science Direct.)
A free citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Create a free account and install on your desktop and in your browser.
A free service that helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.
Research Tools in Databases
Research Tools are available within the Databases and Omnivore to help organize and improve your research.
You have the option to create accounts in each of the Library databases and enable a variety of tools and services.
Features typically include:
- Save & Organize Documents in folders
- Share folders with other users
- Save and re-run searches
- Access folders and search history from any computer
- Set up Search alerts and RSS feeds
- Customize interface and search settings
Links and instructions to create accounts:
The Culinary Institute of America | Conrad N. Hilton Library | 1946 Campus Drive | Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
Telephone: 845-451-1747 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org