WVU Libraries Collections http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:02:12 GMT en-us <![CDATA[Africana]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=34 34 The Africana Collection reflects most of the West Virginia University's disciplines including: agriculture, anthropology and sociology, art, economics, folklore, history, international relations, language, law, literature, medicine and health, music, politics, and religion. 

Bibliographer: Beth Toren

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<![CDATA[Agriculture ]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=35 35 Agriculture materials cover subject areas such as plant science, entomology, agronomy, animal and veterinary science, landscape architecture, forestry, wildlife management, parks and recreation, and more.

Bibliographer: Noel Kopriva

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<![CDATA[Appalachian Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=43 43 The Appalachian Collection is on the third floor of the Wise Library in the James V. and Ann Pozega Milano Reading Room. 

Bibliographer: Jo. Brown

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<![CDATA[Art and Art History]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=38 38 Art and art history books and print journals are located at Evansdale Library, primarily at the call number N. 

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Census Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=52 52 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has federal census records available on microfilm and/or soundex.

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<![CDATA[Dance]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=39 39 Books on dance are located at Evansdale Library at the call number GV1580.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Dr. Edward J. Van Liere Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=55 55  

This collection contains an annotated bibliography and citation analysis of Dr. Edward J. Van Liere's over 200 research articles and collections of correspondence about his books Anoxia: Its Effects on the Body and Hypoxia.

Bibliographer: Lori Hostuttler

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<![CDATA[Engineering and Computer Science]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=42 42 Books that support all disciplines in engineering and computer science are located in the Evansdale Library on the second floor. The books are located in the QA 76 and T call number areas.

Bibliographer: Mary Strife

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<![CDATA[Folk Music]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=50 50 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses the finest collection of early field recordings of folk music in existence.

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<![CDATA[Government Documents]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=37 37 As the Federal regional depository library in West Virginia, we are committed to providing free access to government information.

Bibliographer: Christine Chang

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<![CDATA[Guide to Archives & Manuscripts]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=25 25 This searchable database indexes over 20,000 linear feet of archives documenting a wide variety of topics.

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<![CDATA[History of Medicine]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=51 51 The History of Medicine Collection, currently located on level one of the Health Sciences Library stacks, contains histories of health sciences disciplines, diseases and treatments, biographies of medical pioneers, as well as early textbooks and research publications.

Bibliographer: Lori Hostuttler

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<![CDATA[Libraries Depository]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=44 44 The WVU Libraries' buildings do not have enough space to hold all the books and journals they own. The storage facility is used to keep low-use library materials in a controlled environment.

Bibliographer: Hilary Fredette

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<![CDATA[Maps, Atlases, and Gazetteers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=53 53 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has a variety of maps available in an extensive collection of individual maps, Archives & Manuscripts collections, atlases, and history books.

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<![CDATA[Music]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=40 40  

Music books, journals and scores are located at Evansdale Library with call numbers M-MT.  Compact disks and listening equipment are available at the Service Desk by the entrance.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Oral History]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=57 57 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses a large and diverse collection of oral history recordings documenting the culture and history of West Virginia and the surrounding region.  Most interviews were conducted and recorded from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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<![CDATA[Printed Ephemera Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=30 30 This database contains more than 8,000 records representing more than 43,000 ephemera items such as pamphlets, leaflets, brochures, clippings, and isolated serials.  Over 475 have been digitized.

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<![CDATA[Public Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=54 54 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has early Virginia county records, the Historical Records Survey, and West Virginia County Court Records.

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<![CDATA[Rare Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=47 47 The Rare Books Collection contains old and rare books from the 1400s to the present.  The collection is particularly strong in literature, history, religion, philosophy, and natural history.

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<![CDATA[Theatre]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=41 41 Books about theatre are located at Evansdale Library at the call number PN2000.  A separate play collection is shelved by author.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=49 49 The WVRHC holds the most comprehensive collection of books and periodicals relating to West Virginia in existence.

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Newspapers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=48 48 The West Virginia and Regional History Center holds the largest collection of historical West Virginia newspapers in existence.

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