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Hospitality Management and Tourism  

Designed to provide information resources for students in UDC hospitality classes
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016 URL: http://udc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=672816 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Helpful Subject Headings for Searching LRD Catalog

Hospitality

   Hospitality Industry

   Hotels

   Hotel Management

Tourism

   Culture and tourism

   Ecotourism

   Tourism and City Planning

   Tourism and gastronomy

   Tourists

  Food Service

    Nutrition, Food & Food Supply

    Restaurants       

 

 

Introduction

The University of the District of Columbia's  program in hospitality management provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to serve in entry positions in the hospitality industry - the second largest industry in the Washington metropolitan area.  This guide provides access to resources that give information about  the profession, planning, organizing, leading and control issues in hospitality service organizations that  include hotels and restaurants. Information on the legal and marketing aspects of hospilitality services organizations are also included.   

Use the tabs above to find books, articles, or websites for your research, to discover professional  organizations, and to get support with  formatting  citations.

The guide is a work in progress. Send your comments or suggestions about the resources or additional information you would like included to the email address in the profile box.

 

The Library's Catalog -- Summon

The library's catalog search is called Summon.  In any library, the library catalog is where you search for materials that are owned by the library. 

Summon is a particular type of database called a "discovery layer". It allows you to search for books, DVDs, CDs, reference books, electronic books, etc., plus some journal articles* and other on-line content, all at the same time.

Start your search at the link, above, or on the Library's home page.

Once you perform an initial search, you will be presented with options to refine your search and to perform an advanced search. Take a look at the Advanced Search interface.

*Note that Summon does not provide you with the ability to find all of the journal articles the library has access to -- it is best to use the article databases that we provide to do a thorough search for articles.

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