To find out if a specific book is in the Library you just need to check the Enterprise catalogue (search box below). This will show you where the book is located (which floor and its location number - known as the 'Call Number'). Enter the author's surname and one or two words from the title:
For example: geissler human nutrition
You can also search Enterprise for a topic, to find related books.
Finding printed books and e-books
Search the Enterprise catalogue to find specific books or books on a topic.
Finding online book chapters
To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service:
If you are unable to view these videos on YouTube they are also available on Stream via the links below (University login required):
The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences recommend using the Harvard style for citations. See the Citing references tab in this guide and your student handbook for more detailed guidance.
Citing a whole book example
Williams, G. & Fruhbeck, G. (eds.) (2009) Obesity: science to practice. Chichester: Wiley.
Citing a book chapter example
Bray, G. (2009) History of obesity. In: Williams, G. & Fruhbeck, G., (eds.) Obesity: science to practice. Chichester: Wiley.
|610||Medicine and health|
|613.2||Dietetics (applied nutrition)|
|641||Food and drink|
|338.47664||Economics of the food industry|
|363.192||Food safety policy and control|
Biochemical engineering 660.63
Carbohydrate chemistry 547.78
Carbohydrates in food 613.283
Cheese industry 637.3
Cocoa and chocolate 663.92
Colloid chemistry 541.345
Drying food 664.0284
E. coli 615.9529342
Enzyme technology 660.634
Enzymes in the body 572.7
Fats and oils in nutrition 613.284
Food biotechnology 664.024
Food emulsions 664.001541345
Food ethics 174.9664
Food industry 338.47664
Food lipids 612.397
Food poisoning 615.954
Food safety control 363.192
Food safety law 347.1462
Fruit and vegetable juices 663.63
Functional foods 613.2
Maillard reaction 664.02
Malting and brewing 663.3
Metabolism of food 612.39
Microbiology of foods 664.001579
Microbiology, Industrial 660.62
Milk industry 637.1
New food products 664.00685
Preservation techniques 664.028
Production management 658.5
Protein chemistry 547.75
Proteins in food 613.282
Quality control technology 664.07
Quality control management 658.562
Retail marketing 658.87
Sensory evaluation 664.072
Water analysis and safety 628.16
If you are on campus you will be able to access most e-journals and e-books, and some databases, without entering a username and password because your IP address identifies you as being at the University of Reading.
For any that require a login, see the Off-campus tab.
When you are off-campus you will need to login to identify yourself as a member of the University of Reading to gain access to our protected databases, e-books and e-journals.
Your login details
You login in the same way as for Blackboard - via Microsoft. Just enter your University username followed by @student.reading.ac.uk (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and your password. If this is the first time you have logged in via this method when off-campus you will be asked to complete a Multi-Factor Authentication. For more information see:
Getting to the login page...
Watch this short video on how you login to use Library resources.
If you are unable to view this video on YouTube it is also available on Stream - view the Logging in to the Library video on Stream (University username and password required)
Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).
For more information see our webpages: