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Special Collections Online Exhibit

Food Revolutions: Science and Nutrition, 1700-1950

Food Revolutions examines our changing notions of healthy eating over two centuries. The materials on view illustrate our ongoing quest for health and our changing relationships with food. Learn about how food chemistry, calories and cures, healthy eating, and women and nutrition throughout the last couple centuries -- you can even read about early nutritionists at Mizzou!

The exhibition was originally installed in the Ellis Library Colonnade during March 2012 as part of Food Sense: The 8th Annual Life Sciences and Society Symposium.

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Library News 

MOBIUS Borrowing Freeze [May 2024]
Starting April 18, MOBIUS borrowing is suspended due to a catalog transition; use interlibrary loan instead.
Borrowing is expected to resume during the summer session.

Until further notice, submit requests for MOBIUS items through the MU Libraries' interlibrary loan (ILL@MU) portal. 

Borrowing from MU and UM System libraries in Discover@MU will not be affected. You can continue to request print resources as usual from MU libraries, MS&T, UMKC, UMSL, and depositories.

If you have any questions or need assistance, contact the libraries at