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FYS: Take the Crooked Road, Appalachian Music (2019)

a guide for students in professor Bill Krause's first-year seminar on Appalachian Music and Culture, created by librarian Maryke Barber

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Google Scholar searches for scholarly material from university websites and other databases. 

Some results will have full text; if not, check OneSearch and if Hollins doesn't have access you can order them via inter-library loan.

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Worldcat: Find books in libraries worldwide, and order them via Inter-Library Loan if Hollins does not have them.

TIP: Using www.worldcat.org will sort your results by relevance; using hollins.worldcat.org will put our books first.

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You can request books, films, and articles the library doesn't own via Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

ILL takes approximately 2-4 days for articles, 1-3 weeks for books and films.

For more information on how ILL works, watch this video.

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