Subjects: FACS

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Books on nutrition may be found in several different locations.

Books that focus on how nutrition impacts the public are located in the RA subsection, with those that emphasize personal health classified under RA 773-788. Books emphasizing diet (including dietary cookbooks) and vitamins may be found under RM 214-259.

Other books on nutrition are classified with home economics books and may be located in TX 341-641.


This research guide was created to help students who are majoring or minoring in Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) or who are minoring in nutrition at Shepherd University. It offers a recommended list of print materials, electronic databases, and selected Internet resources. Courses for which this guide may be helpful include FACS 120: Food for Wellness; FACS 202: Food Science and Technology; FACS 318: Nutrition; FACS 328: Nutrition and Diet Therapy; and FACS 330: Life Span Nutrition. 


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Laura Neal
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