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Since 1997, incoming freshmen at ASU have been asked to read a book as part of their orientation to Appalachian State University. By participating in the Summer Reading Program, students establish a common experience with other new students.
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Summer Reading Program

“Appalachian’s Summer Reading Program provides an important common experience for entering freshmen, helps develop a sense of community with their new environment and introduces them to the academic rigor of college.”
- Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock


Library Tutorials

These short (1-2 minute) tutorials are designed to help you get started with your research and familiarize you with library services and resources.

Finding Books
Help on finding books and other materials in the library catalog

Finding Articles
Using Library Databases to find articles

Search Strategy
Using Boolean logic; subject vs. keyword searching

Library Fast Facts
Orientation to Belk Library and Information Commons


2014 Summer Reading Book Selection

The 2014 Summer Reading book will be announced soon.


Book Discussions

Book discussions of [book title[ will take place across campus on

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The Booktalker's Bible - Chapple Langemack
ISBN: 1563089440
Publication Date: 2003-03-30

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Booktalking That Works - Jennifer Bromann
ISBN: 1555704034
Publication Date: 2001-01-01

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Something to Talk About - Ann-Marie Cyr; Kellie M. Gillespie
ISBN: 0810854368
Publication Date: 2006-08-02

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Talk That Book - Carolyn Littlejohn
ISBN: 0938865757
Publication Date: 1999-01-01

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Teen Genre Connections - Lucy Schall
ISBN: 1591582296
Publication Date: 2005-09-01

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