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In this guide, you will find information about the Library and using Academic Resources for your coursework and assignments.
Library Staff are here to help you with your research, finding information or using the library.
Please visit the Library Help Desk on the main floor (which is the 3rd floor) or Ask Us.
Learn more with this how-to guide Introduction to Library Research.
Most online resources on the Library website are available from anywhere off-campus.
Some databases will ask you to login. Use your culinary username and password that you use for email, MainMenu, Moodle, etc.
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.
Interlibrary Loan for Books & Articles
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for all currently enrolled CIA students, faculty and staff.
- If our Library does not have a book or article you are looking for, we can get a copy for you.
- Books are borrowed from other libraries and delivered to the CIA Library. It may take approximately 2 weeks for a book to arrive.
- Articles are in digital form (usually pdf) and sent to your email. It may take around 1 week to receive an article.
How to Request an Item thru ILL in Omnivore:
- Search in Omnivore for a title, author, or topic
- Click on Title of item
- Click button Request Item through Interlibrary Loan
- Enter your name, CIA email and date needed
If you do not find the item in Omnivore, you can use the Online ILL Request forms
Manage & Organize your Research
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.
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 quickly create a bibliography in any citation style. ZoteroBib helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.
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