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Nutrition Resources: Books

How to find basic information, books, peer-reviewed journals, and websites on Nutrition.

Call Numbers of Books on Nutrition

Information on nutrition is usually found at the following call numbers (book shelf addresses): 

  • QP     --     Physiology
  • R        --     Medicine
  • RA     --     Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RC     --     Internal Medicine
  • RM     --     Therapeutics.  Pharmacology
  • TX      --     Home Economics

Call numbers are the same across all the branch libraries.

Library Locations


Elizabeth Sturm Library, Dandini Campus (the Main Library)

Redfield Branch, Health Science Center

Library Reference Collection 

Reference books are condensed, authoritative books such as encyclopedias.  Many reference books contain primary sources and original documents. 

General Collection  

Very large and very good collection, shelved mainly on the second floor of the Main Library.  Ask the Reference Librarians for assistance.  These books are allowed to leave the library.

Online Books in the Book and Video Catalog

To limit your search to online books, select ‘Advanced search.’  Select ‘Online Library’ on the Location line.  The title will include this phrase in brackets:  [electronic resource].