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Food articles

Food related books from the PPCC library databases

Links to over 500 eBooks on food topics. Type in your food keyword into the second or third search box.  Sometimes you'll need to broaden your search and use a more inclusive keyword, such as grains instead of wheat, or beverages instead of soda.  You can read these books immediately on your computer screen (choose full-text), or login and download them to read offline. 

Look in the top left corner of the book screen & choose Search Within to find pages that refer to specific food keywords.

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Links to reference books such as the Cambridge World History of Food, Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, and The Atlas of Food.

Browse the contents, or look for this box to search within a book.Search within this title

Statistics &/or Demographics web sources

United States Statistics/Demographics

  • Fed Stats
    • The US government counts nearly everything. Chances are good that it has collected statistics on your topic.
    • Search by topic using the "search across agencies" link 
  • US Census
    • Use the Census Bureau's American Fact Finder 
    • Get population, housing, economic, and other kinds of data
    • Get statistics about the nation, states, cities, or city blocks 
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics
    • Data about crimes, criminals, victims, arrests, etc. 
  • National Center for Educational Statistics
    • Find education statistics about all levels of education and the schools that teach at each level
    • Also has stats about libraries
    • Compare educational institutions
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • Data covering every aspect of employment and unemployment

Colorado Statistics 

International Statistics 

  • United Nations Statistics 
    • Find economic, demographic, social, environmental, and gender statistics
    • Often able to filter by country or by the entire world

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