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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part One, Chapter One, Library Research, Using the Internet or the Library?, Searching the Internet, Searching a Library-or Libraries, Selecting a Library, Scoping Out a Library, Library Organization, Off-Site Access, National Databases, Periodical Indexes, Journals on Folklore, Natural Language versus Controlled Vocabulary, Government Publications, Search Strategy, Retrieving Material, Library Consortia, Interlibrary Loan, Some Major Folklore Sources, Sets and Series, Sources Outside the Library, Glossary, Chapter Two, Research beyond the Library, Museums and Historical Societies, Local Festivals, Fairs, and Celebrations, Programs and Courses in Folklore, Studying On-line, Other Places to Study Folklore, National and State Parks and Monuments, Newspapers, Storytelling, Personal Contacts, Especially for Children, Using This Bibliography, Part Two, Chapter One, United States, United States: Bibliography and Other Resources, Chapter Two, The Northeast, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, D.C., The Northeast: Introduction, The Northeast: Bibliography and Other Resources, Chapter Three, The South and Southern Highlands, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, The South and Southern Highlands: Introduction, The South and Southern Highlands: Bibliography and Other Resources, Chapter Four, The Midwest, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin, The Midwest: Introduction, The Midwest: Bibliography and Other Sources, Chapter Five, The Southwest, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, The Southwest: Introduction, The Southwest:Bibliography and Other Sources, Chapter Six, The West, California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, The West: Introduction, The West: Bibliography and Other Sources, Chapter Seven, The Northwest, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, The Northwest: Introduction, The Northwest: Bibliography and Other Resources, Chapter Eight, Alaska, Alaska: Introduction, Alaska: Bibliography and Other Sources, Chapter Nine, Hawaii, Hawaii: Introduction, Hawaii: Bibliography and Other Resources, Index About the Author About the Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Folklore -- Research -- United States.
Folklore -- United States -- Classification.
Folklore -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.