Getting started: encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide background information.
Thoughts on the Research Process: Suggestions for asking questions, developing a research plan, and evauating resources
Finding Books: suggestions for finding books at Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University (WNCLN Catalog).
Finding Articles: suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
Primary Sources: suggested library and online collections to primary source material. Includes information on finding primary sources in the library catalog and on the web.
Research Help: includes tutorials on library services, evaluation of resources, avoiding plagiarism, as well as tools for composing a list of works cited and links to writing websites and manuals.