Greenwood Digital Collection

April 29, 2009

This recent addition to our databases has over 100 e-book titles on topics that range from the arts to women’s studies.  The collection can be browsed by title, subject or author.  You can also search the collection by keyword (to search the full text within the books), title, author and other fields.

There’s a Quick Search feature at the top of every page in this resource, but most users will find that the Advanced Search offers more robust and accurate searching.  The resource also has the American Heritage College Dictionary built into it for looking up definitions without leaving the collection.

Here are a few Greenwood titles that relate to some of the majors here at JWU:

Building High-Performance People and Organizations
The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Successful Leadership
Global Business Etiquette Marketing in the 21st Century
Women in Business: The Changing Face of Leadership

Battleground: Criminal Justice
Crimes and Trials of the Century
The Crime Junkie’s Guide to Criminal Law
Eco-Terrorism: Radical Environmental and Animal Liberation Movements
Offender Profiling in the Courtroom: The Use and Abuse of Expert Witness Testimony

The American History Cookbook
American Indian Food
The Business of Wine: An Encyclopedia
Controversies in Food and Nutrition
Food Culture in France (there are several other “Food Culture” titles featuring other countries)

Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture: A Reference Guide

The Business of Entertainment
The Business of Sports
Encyclopedia of Sports in America
Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl

To access the Greenwood Digital Collection, go to the Databases section of our site, and scroll down to “G” in the alphabetical listings:


Emerging Opportunities for “Green” Wine

April 20, 2009

“Going green” is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the wine industry. It appears that it also becoming more profitable for wine retail and this will certainly affect restauranteurs and consumers alike. According to a recent article in Cheers, retail opportunities for wine produced with sustainable practices is on the rise. Sarah Baisley, contributing editor of Cheers and the wine steward at Malibu Pavilions, states that “the public is beginning to believe that “healthier” can also taste good–the term “quality” is starting to be applied to wines produced by green methods.” This article provides evidence that there is increased market growth for these products. Read the article yourself! Follow the steps below to access the journal through the Culinary Arts Collection database:

  1. Go to
  2. Choose Databases
  3. Scroll down to Culinary Arts Collection
  4. Choose On Campus or Off Campus (enter name and barcode)
  5. Type the keywords: green wine into the search box
  6. Click on the article title: Green movement sprouts opportunity for wine & spirits.(Guide to Green Wines).

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Culinary Vocabulary Resources

June 12, 2008

 Library Books:

The Food Lover’s Companion/S. Herbst TX349 .H532 2001 [reserves] 

The Chef’s Companion/E. Riely TX349 .R48 2003 

The Chef’s Companion/E. Riely TX349 .R48 1986 

Larousse Gastronomique TX349 .M613 1988

Larousse Gastronomique  TX349 .M613 1961 

The Food Encyclopedia/J. Rolland TX349 .R564 2006 [reserves]

Webster’s New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts TX349 .L33 2001

Random House Unabridged Dictionary PE1625 .R3 1993 [reference]

American Heritage Dictionary PE1628 .A6227 2002 [reference]

Larousse concise French-English, English French dictionary PC2640 .L317 2004

Four Language Culinary Dictionary: Hungarian, French, English, German TX350 .F68x 

Web Resources:

Culinary Café Culinary Dictionary

Food Dictionary

Culinary Café Cooking Techniques

French Cooking Definitions

Wine Dictionary