- Library Catalog
- Course Reserves
- Videos & DVDs
- Curriculum Materials (CMC)
- Special Collections
- Digital Collections
- Leisure Reading
- US Government Resources
- North Carolina Resources
- Regional Government Resources
- New Books and Films
- Materials not in the Library
Articles/Databases – Find articles as well as primary sources, statistical, biographical, financial, legal, and tax information. If you know exactly which database to use, try the A to Z list. If you are not sure which database to use, try the subject list, which includes academic programs.
E-Journals – Find out which online journals WCU has access to by browsing this list of e-journal titles. You can also find e-journals in the Library Catalog.
Course Reserves –
Students: Look up your assigned readings –many are available online!
Faculty: Put your course readings on reserve – in print or online format.
Videos & DVDs – Browse or search feature films and academic videos.
Curriculum Materials (CMC) – Find instructional materials, professional teaching resources, textbooks, big books, and children’s and young adult literature.
Newspapers – Search the extensive collection of online newspapers, through databases and direct links. Browse the titles received at Hunter Library, as well as our North Carolina newspapers on microfilm.
Special Collections – Browse information about manuscript and photography collections held in Special Collections.
Digital Collections – View the online digital collections: Cherokee Phoenix, Cherokee Traditions, Civil War Collection, Craft Revival, Great Smoky Mountains, Highlights from WCU, Horace Kephart, Picturing Appalachia, Stories of Mountain Folk, Travel Western North Carolina, WCU Fine Arts Museum, WCU Herbarium, WCU Oral History Collection, WCU Restricted Electronic Theses and Dissertations, and WCU: Making Memories.
Leisure Reading –A collection of popular fiction and nonfiction chosen for pleasure reading and entertainment. Genres include but are not limited to mystery, thriller, romance, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and graphic novels.
US Government Resources - Locate information about and from the federal government on the web. Subjects range from agriculture, education and health, to statistics, taxes and weather.
North Carolina Government Resources - Find links to a variety of information on state and local governments and agencies.
Regional Government Resources - A mini-directory of Western North Carolina information. Includes links to towns, counties, local area businesses, schools, and more.
Maps – Thousands of paper and electronic maps, gazetteers, and data for use with Geographic Information Systems.