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UCO 1200 The Sweet Science: Boxing and American Culture: Finding Books


1. Develop a list of keywords and phrases and do a KEYWORD search in the library catalog. Select titles of interest and link to similar books using the subject headings. 


2. Find book titles in bibliographies of articles in specialized encyclopedias


do a TITLE seach in the library catalog. Open the record and link to similar books by clicking on the subject headings.

Finding Books

Library Catalog

The catalog provides access to the library holdings of Appalachian State University (books, movies, music scores, music CDs, government documents, audiobooks, and more).


Getting Materials not at Appstate

ABC Express is a delivery service operated by WNCLN( the Western North Carolina Library Network - the libraries of Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University). If you need a book, journal or other library material that is not held at the ASU library, and one of the other two libraries owns the item, ABC Express can usually have it for you within three days.
More information about ABC Express

Interlibrary Loan (ILLIAD) is a service for obtaining materials. 
More information about ILLIAD