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Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence : Journals and Databases

Journals and Databases


Begin research on Appalachia with these titles, using the Full Text Journal Listing's title search.

  • Appalachian Journal
  • Goldenseal
  • Wonderful West Virginia
  • West Virginia History

 For  articles focused on populations in rural areas, see the following journals and periodicals:

  • Rural Society
  • Rural Mental Health
  • Human Services in the Rural Environment
  • Rural and Remote Health

For articles focused on religion and faith practices, see the following journals and periodicals:

  • American Catholic Studies
  • Catholic Historical Review
  • Journal of American Folklore
  • Folklore Studies


Journals, unfortunately, do not offer easy subject searching; databases do. Below are listed a few of the databases which may provide information for themes and topics in this year's book as well as Appalachian studies.

   Academic Search Complete (for general articles on Appalachia)

  JSTOR (for general articles on Appalachia)

  SocIndex with Full Text (for social issues, group identity, and folkway discussion)

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text: for discussion of crime, violence, and social issues related to law and criminal justice

Subject Guide

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