Databases for Appalachian Studies

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

1955-present
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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
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This collection consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers.

1700-1950
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Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present
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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
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Covers over 1,100 periodicals published between 1740 and 1900.

1740-1900
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Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.

19th century-present
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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
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The three major types of documents in this database are monographs of books and pamphlets, manuscripts, and newspapers and periodicals.

1500-present
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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
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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.
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News, business information, medical and health topics, and law-related resources

1990s-present
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Holdings for Appalachian State, UNC-A, and Western Carolina University.

1400's-present
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Music & Performing Arts combines music audio and video that spans all time periods, and includes hundreds of thousands of seminal artists.

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

2000-present
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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
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The North Carolina Periodicals Index indexes over 60 journals and magazines published in North Carolina periodicals.

1992-present
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Project Muse provides full text access to over 335 journals, and indexing for 200 more in the humanities and social sciences.

1996-present
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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
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The latest release of Smithsonian Global Sound (2013) includes 2,949 albums, equalling 42,405 tracks.

20th century
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The United States Congressional Serial Set contains House and Senate Documents and House and Senate Reports.

1817-1980
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The Washington Post has been known for its national political coverage, international reporting, and investigating reporting.

1977-present
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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
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