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Appalachian Studies: Overview

A research guide to scholarly resources on Appalachia.

Reference Archivist / Librarian

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Greta Browning
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Office: Belk Library 433

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The Research Advisory Program (RAP). Provides students the opportunity to meet with a librarian for in-depth assistance.

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Reference Sources

Reference Sources

Appalachian Bibliography 
ASU APP COLL Z1251.A7 A6 (1980)
A classic from West Virginia University Library.

Appalachian Regional Commission Archives 
ASU APP COLL F106 .A58 (1990)
Guide to library and archives of the Commission on economic development in the area since 1965.

Archives in Appalachia: A Directory 
ASU APP COLL CD 3052 .A73 (1985)
Funded by National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

American Folklore: An Encyclopedia and online as an Ebook
ASU APP COLL OVSZ and ASU REFERENCE GR101 .A54 (1996)
Four volume work with bibliographical references, illustrations, and an index.

Bibliography of Appalachia and online as an Ebook
ASU APP COLL OVSZ Z1251.A7 B87 (2009) 
More than 4,700 books, articles, monographs and dissertations, topically arranged and indexed

Bibliography of Southern Appalachia 
ASU APP COLL  Z1251.A7 B5x (1978)
From the Appalachian Consortium, edited by
Charlotte Ross. Selectively annotated.

Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English
ASU APP COLL OVSZ PE2927 .G7 M66 2004
Glossary and vocabulary for mountain dialects.

Encyclopedia of American Social History 
ASU MAIN STACKS HN 57 ,E58 (1993)
Another massive work with with maps and an index. Long articles with 
bibliography and cross-references.

Encyclopedia of Appalachia
ASU SPEC APP COLL F106 .E53 2006
Organized by subject with bibliography and index.

Encyclopedia of Southern History 
ASU MAIN STACKS F207.7 .E52 (1979)
Massive volume with maps, tables, and biographical entries.

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