creativebugDo-It-Yourselfers, crafters, and makers will find more than 1,000 video classes taught by design experts and artists. Material lists by brand name are provided, and transcripts and patterns can be downloaded. Public-performance rights are included. Class subjects include:

  • Art and Design (ceramics, drawing, home d├ęcor, lettering, painting),
  • Sewing (baby, garments, pattern drafting), quilting, paper (cards, collages, decoupage, paper flowers),
  • Yarn work (knitting and crochet),
  • Food and home (canning, cake decorating),
  • Jewelry (beading, leather, metal and wire), and
  • Holiday themed.

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Gale Culinary Arts CollectionBilled by Gale as a “smorgasbord of information,” the Culinary Arts collection of digital resources provides access to academic journals and magazines, as well as reference-book content, on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Available via NOVEL, a project of the NY State Library, federally funded by LSTA grants.