Special Collections is a permanent collection of non-circulating books and print material that supports research on Appalachia. It consists of more than 10,000 volumes that include contemporary and out-of-print works, with emphasis on regional history, social reform, economic development, and folklife. Also included are works on the environment, politics, religion, and literature. These materials can be found through the Sherrod Library catalog but accessed only in the Archives' Reading Room. Click on Search Library to search your subject then look for items who location is Archive of Appalachia.