Lost Mountain (Articles)

by Erik Reece

Erik Reece's book addresses the topic of mountaintop removal in Kentucky. You may want to read more about this and other related topics.

Read more about mountaintop removal, coal mining, environmental issues, or Appalachia:

Lost Mountain Articles in Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers

Electronic Databases

You might wish to do research in databases to get journal, magazine or newspaper articles. These are a few highlighted that you might like to use, or you might browse the databases and choose those that fit your specific needs. You might want to try a variety of search terms when doing your research. Ideas: You might want to use general terms like mountaintop removal, strip mining, or surface mining or narrow your terms based on your research needs. You might also search for Erik Reece, or a phrase such as "going green".

Note: All NKU databases can be accessed from home if you are an NKU user, simply type in your username and password.

Academic Search Premier
You can search this database to locate articles about Erik Reece, mountaintop removal, etc. Note: An article written by Erik Reece entitled Death of a Mountain (from Harper's Magazine April 2005) can be found by typing death of a mountain and harper's in the search box.
CQ Researcher
A search for coal will bring up a number of results. A search for environment is also another option. Note: In the issue entitled Coal Mining Safety, Erik Reece is mentioned in the Special Focus section.
Facts on File: Issues and Controversies
Search for environment or coal mining, or another topic. Note: This must be accessed via NKU's databases.
Alt-PressWatch
Alt-PressWatch is a full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. This interdisciplinary resource provides a valuable source of viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage. You can search this database to locate articles about mountaintop removal, coal mining, etc.

Librarians are available to assist with finding search terms or locating the right database for your search if you need extra help.

Articles from Popular and News Publications

Note: All NKU databases can be accessed from home if you are an NKU user, simply type in your username and password.

Newspaper Source
By searching mountaintop removal or another related search (such as strip mining or surface mining), you can find many results.
NewsBank NewsFile
By searching mountaintop removal or another related search (such as strip mining or surface mining), you can find many results. Newsbank also offers topics arranged by subject (below the search box), if you'd prefer to just browse a section such as environment.

The Lost Mountain Research Guide is maintained by Mary Chesnut. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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