If you didn't easily find an interesting article when searching library databases, feel free to select from this curated list.
To efficiently search library databases, use filters within the database and try search terms you think might be in the article's title, description, or full-text.
Use keywords in your searching. Select words or phrases which you predict will appear in an article title or description or full-text.
Enclose a phrase (a string of 2 or more words) in quotation marks. Example: "global warming"
Truncate (cut off) search terms using an asterisk. The asterisk works as a wildcard. The search term: recyc* will retrieve articles which contain any word starting with r-e-c-y-c, like recycle, recycled, recycling, etc.
Combine multiple search concepts using the Boolean terms: AND, OR, NOT
bakeries AND recycling
restaurants AND sustainability
"food service" AND sustainability
"food waste reduction"
"induction cook tops"
"infrared heat transfer" AND cooking
emulsifiers AND cooking
"fingerling potatoes" AND recipes
"vegetable gardening" AND heirloom
If you're searching for articles about sustainability or related topics, here are some search terms to try.
sustainability green design
recycling rooftop gardens
green buying local
greening alternative fuels
green buildings waste disposal
e-waste electronic waste
ecology solar power
renewable resources upcycling
corporate social responsibility
The following are topics which SCC culinary arts instructors identified as topics which may interest students:
Anodized aluminum cookware
Infrared heat transfer
(Cartilage OR connective) AND stocks AND cooking