Visit the Rosen Library to see our latest exhibit, Utamaduni na utalii wa Kenya. Translated from Swahili, this means “Culture and Tourism of Kenya.” This exhibit showcases a slice of what a tourist in Kenya can expect in the way of souvenirs, food, and beverages. Make sure to pick up a mini-zine to learn how to make poussin chips and tikka paneer. This exhibit will be running from January 18th, 2019 to March 11th , 2019. It was curated by Shivanghi Swaly and Schuyler Kerby.
Category: Rosen Library
The Rosen library’s collection supports the research, teaching, and learning activities of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. It is home to many interesting books and materials located nowhere else in the UCF Library collection. Subjects found at the Rosen library include hospitality, tourism, food and beverage management, event management, entertainment management, and more.
Beginning with this post, this series will highlight some of the recent additions to the collection. Visit the Rosen library to check out these titles or request them via interlibrary loan. Browse other new titles on the “New Items at Rosen Library” guide.
by Jon Bonne
This pocket-sized book is great for anyone who wants to learn about wine but has no idea where to begin. Comprehensive yet concise, it covers choosing a wine, pairing with food, storing, plus other useful topics.
The Rosen Library’s Fall exhibit, Yesterday’s World: Documenting the Walt Disney World Parks, 1969-2004, shines a spotlight on the history of the theme parks that put Orlando on the map!
Featuring materials from the UCF Libraries’ Special Collections & University Archives, the exhibit includes:
- Early planning documents and promotional materials
- Park maps and show schedules from the 1980s and 1990s
- Cast member training materials and newsletters
- Vintage tickets, attraction coupons, souvenirs, and more!
Books on Disney World history and lore are also displayed on top of the exhibit case, and these books can be checked out for more information.
Special thanks to David Benjamin, Head of Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA) at UCF Libraries, for selecting and installing the materials. For more about SCUA, visit the SCUA website.
The exhibit will on display through Fall 2018. Check it out!
The Rosen Library’s new exhibit showcases celebrity chefs and their signature recipes. Peruse a collection of memoirs and recipe books from Nobu to Ina Garten. Included in the exhibit is a binder detailing each featured chef’s signature dish or favorite cocktail.
Check out some of the items on display:
- The Chopped Cookbook: Use What You’ve Got to Cook Something Great (Food Network)
- Cooking for Jeffrey (Ina Garten)
- Everydaycook (Alton Brown)
- Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom : Essential Techniques and Recipes From a Lifetime of Cooking (Julia Child with David Nussbaum)
- Nobu Now (Nobuyuki Matsuhisa)
Our latest exhibit follows the history of bourbon from its roots in American frontier life to modern prominence as an internationally recognized spirit. As Scotch is a distinct product of Scotland and Canadian Whisky originates in Canada, bourbon is a product that is uniquely American. The exhibit includes materials from the library’s collection paired with a selection of distinct bourbon brands. Special thanks to Dr. Marissa Orlowski of Rosen College and the Sazerac Company Archives for contributing items. The exhibit will be on display through Spring 2018.
If you would like to read more about bourbon, check or request these books from the Rosen Library:
- Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage by Michael R. Veach
- Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America’s Whiskey by Reid Mitenbuler
- Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit by Dane Huckelbridge