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DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES, HOME ECONOMICS-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised January 25, 2001
See also:
Health
Nutrition
Food Service
Teen Parenting

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT DOMESTIC ARTS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.9
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
Vincente, Virginia B."Home Economics"   v. 9 Beinert, Frederick L. "Homemaking" . v. 14

HOME ECONOMICS  BROWSING GUIDE 640's

See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
640's     Home Economics and Family Living
641's     Food and Drink
642's     Meals and Table Service
643's     Housing and Household Equipment
644's     Household Utilities
645's     Household Furnishings
646's     Sewing, Clothing, Personal Living
647's     Management of Public Households
648's     Housekeeping
649's     Child Rearing and Home  Care of Persons

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

Home economics. 
Children--Nutrition. 
Interior decoration. 
Infants (Newborn) 
Hairdressing
Parenting. 
Parent and child.
Consumer education. 
Diet in disease. 
Dressmaking. 
Clothing and dress. 
Beauty, Personal. 
Beauty culture
Child rearing. 
Food service--Vocational guidance. 
Repairing--Amateurs' manuals. 
Dwellings--Maintenance and repair 
Parenting. 
Child development. 
Family life education. 
Children--Health and hygiene. 
Food
Nutrition 
Cookery
Sewing.
Cosmetics.
Child care. 
Babysitters. 

SELECTED VIDEORECORDINGS

 Blaine! the hair and beauty schools [videorecording] : the right stuff.  646.720711 B634 1990
Preparing for parenthood [videorecording].  649.1 P228 1977B 

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases.. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

Reference guide for consumers Ref. 
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of food, agriculture & nutrition Ref. 641.03 M163 
Dictionary of international food & cooking terms.  Ref. 641.03 W165 
Encyclopedia of nutrition & cooking  Ref. 641.5 C967 
Complete handyman do-it-yourself encyclopedia Ref. 643.7 C737 
The Practical handyman's encyclopedia Ref. 643.7 P895 
Popular science homeowner's encyclopedia.  Ref. 643.703 P831 
Singer sewing book Ref. 646 C973 
A dictionary of cosmetology and related sciences Ref. 646.72603 C698 
 Encyclopedia of child care and guidance.  Ref. 649.03 E56 1963

SELECTED  BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

 Favorite helpful household hints 640 F275 1986
 Management of the modern home. 640 O62
The Bride's guide for young marrieds 640 R755 
Teen guide to homemaking 640 B244 1967 
The consumer's handbook, 640.73 C758 
Basic nutrition and diet therapy  641.1 R658 1970 
The healthy family cookbook 641.563 M331 
Aim for a job in restaurants and food service 642.5023 W523 
The feminine fix-it handbook 643.024042 W259 
Home security 643.16 D923 
Decorating and do-it-yourself  643.7 G646 
Clothing for moderns 646 E73 1969 
Everything you need to know about living with your baby and your parents under one roof 646.7 S613 1996 
The medically based no-nonsense beauty book. --  646.72 C487 
A manual for baby sitters.  649.1 L919 1961 
Mother's medicine 649.1 T539 
Your new baby  649.122 S883 1998 

 

WEB SITES

  • CYFERNet
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Babyworld
  • I Am Your Child
  • Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  • The National Parent Information Network (NPIN)
  • The National Academy for Child Development
  • Help Children Work with Feelings
  • National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC)
  • Facts for Families
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Stepfamily Association of America
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