This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in family and consumer sciences (formerly called home economics).
Electronic Databases for Family & Concumer Sciences
Start with these Databases to Locate Articles
To find articles on a topic, you will need to search in databases that index the articles in various journals. Depending on your topic, you may want to start with the following:
Journal articles in all subject areas. Searching all EBSCOhost databases.
- Emerald Insight
Journal articles related to management issues in a variety of subject areas.
- Expanded Academic ASAP
Journal articles in all subject areas provided by Gale Cengage.
- Family Health
Journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects provided by ProQuest.
- General OneFile
Newspaper and journal articles in all subject areas.
Journal articles in a variety of subject areas, but the strengths of the database currently lie in: life sciences, engineering, earth sciences, pharmacology, and textiles.
- Culinary Arts Collection
Cooking and nutrition magazines, and searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
- Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection
Current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals.
- Home Improvement Collection
Nearly 100 home improvement focused titles for hobbyists and professional carpenters.