Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

AMST 170N: Introduction to American Folklore

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's AMST 170N taught by Dr. Anthony Buccitelli. It includes numerous folklore research sources, such as books and encyclopedias, newspapers, databases, online sources, search tips, and more.

Welcome to the AMST 170N Course Guide

Welcome to the Penn State Harrisburg Library's guide for AMST 170N:  Introduction to American Folklore.  This guide has been developed to help students succeed in Dr. Anthony Buccitelli's Fall 2020 online course, which "introduces the verbal and nonverbal genres of folklore that have influenced literature, economics, politics and culture in North America."  It is offered as a starting point and should be used in conjunction with other library research guides, which are listed in the box below.

Click on the buttons on the left-hand side of the page to see the library's resources that will help you to complete assignments in this course.

If you need more help using the library, contact Heidi Abbey Moyer, hna2@psu.edu, Archivist and Humanities Reference Librarian and Faculty Liaison Librarian to the School of Humanities.

Related Research Guides