Getting Started: encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide background information.
Books: suggestions for finding books at Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University (WNCLN Catalog) and at other institutions (WorldCat), including a list of subject headings and call numbers.
Scholarly Articles & News: suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
Videos & Images: Library databases, digital collections and websites for locating video and images.
Primary Sources: library digital collections of historical newspapers and papers, interviews, and other historical materials.
Web Resources: links to research guides, organizations, building codes, demographic information, as well as information on evaluating websites.
Annotated Bibliography: outlines what an annotated bibliography is and its various components.
Oxford Music Online
includes the most comprehensive scholarly encyclopedia of music in the English language. Coverage of music of all times and places.