To study a topic such as the controversy concerning coastal development in our state:
This will lead you to books, periodicals, and documents in paper and on microfiche
subject keyword search: coast or beaches North Carolina
This is an index of nearly fifty periodical pertaining to North
Carolina. It can bee accessed from any of the public workstations in
search -- for a keyword, a phrase, or keywords connected by and:
coastal ecology and outer banks
Search full-text newspaper databases
Other Newspaper Resources
Our staff has clipped articles from the Raleigh News and Observer and the Greenville Daily Reflector. We made an effort to clip articles that pertain to important or controversial topics of interest to undergraduate students. Ask for assistance at the Services Desk to find clippings under such headings as: Building laws--Coastal areas; Coastal areas--Population; Land use--Coastal areas--Planning. Clipping file coverage ends with 2005.
General Statues and court cases are available through Joyner Library's Electronic Resource page, click on Legal Research and the either State Codes for Statutes or State Case Law for court cases. For more information see the guide North Carolina Legal Research or contact the staff of the North Carolina Collection.