Databases for Appalachian Studies

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Appalachian Studies databases
Database Description Coverage More Info
America: History and Life with Full Text

Provides access to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations. Covers U.S. and Canadian history.

1955-present more info
Mountain People: Life and Culture In Appalachia

This collection consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers.

1700-1950 more info
MLA International Bibliography

MLA covers folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature. Provides over one million citations for items from more than 4,400 journals and series published worldwide.

1926-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info

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Appalachian Studies databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Anthropology Plus

Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.

19th century-present more info
Archive of Americana

The Archive of Americana features over 1,375 newspaper titles from all 50 states, more than 100,000 books, broadsides and pamphlets, and much more.

1639-1980 more info
Archives Unbound

The three major types of documents in this database are monographs of books and pamphlets, manuscripts, and newspapers and periodicals.

1500-present more info
In the First Person

In the First Person indexes letters, diaries, oral histories, and personal narratives of more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life.

1558-2005 more info
JSTOR

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info
LexisNexis Academic

News, business information, medical and health topics, and law-related resources

1990s-present more info
Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus provides full text coverage for 730 national & international newspapers.

2000-present more info
North Carolina Periodicals Index

The North Carolina Periodicals Index indexes over 60 journals and magazines published in North Carolina periodicals.

1992-present more info
ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Offers full-text and full-image articles for 13 large American daily newspapers and two daily British Newspapers (The Guardian and The Observer)

1764-2005 more info

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Appalachian Studies databases
Database Description Coverage More Info
American Periodicals Series Online

Covers over 1,100 periodicals published between 1740 and 1900.

1740-1900 more info
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index

C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, and Poole's Index.

19th Century more info
Library Catalog

Holdings for Appalachian State, UNC-A, and Western Carolina University.

1400's-present more info
Music & Performing Arts

Music & Performing Arts combines music audio and video that spans all time periods, and includes hundreds of thousands of seminal artists.

Medieval to present more info
New York Times

Covers the New York Times late edition (East Coast) (1980-present), the New York Times Magazine (1997-present), and the New York Times Book Review (1997-present).

1980-present more info
Project Muse

Project Muse provides full text access to over 335 journals, and indexing for 200 more in the humanities and social sciences.

1996-present more info
Smithsonian Global Sound

The latest release of Smithsonian Global Sound (2013) includes 2,949 albums, equalling 42,405 tracks.

20th century more info
U.S. Congressional Serial Set

The United States Congressional Serial Set contains House and Senate Documents and House and Senate Reports.

1817-1980 more info
Washington Post

The Washington Post has been known for its national political coverage, international reporting, and investigating reporting.

1977-present more info
WorldCat

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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