[Sca-cooks] digital libraries on culinary history ...

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Jan 12 15:06:31 PST 2010

Part of the problem is the digitalizing/online sponsors
are a diffuse group, ranging from Google Books to private
sponsors like Barilla (who have those 76 Italian items up)
to public and private libraries and archives. They don't answer to any  
body or organization.

What is online changes daily. I recently did a search and termed up  
for someone that was digitized in late August. A search 6 months ago  
would not
have found it online and available.

I don't know of a better method or centralized database that lists all  
culinary/gastronomical online collections. One way to proceed is run a  
item search and always run a new search prior to doing any research, I  


On Jan 12, 2010, at 3:56 PM, emilio szabo wrote:

> Is there any chance of getting beyond the "came across"-technique.
> Is there any systematic way of finding  online repositories?

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