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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Libraries has released a free online bibliography of Smoky Mountains material published since 1934, the year the national park was established.
The database contains searchable records of books, journal articles, government and scientific reports, academic writings, maps, photographs and travel guides. Wherever copyright restrictions permit, the citations are linked to copies of the items.
The database is intended to complement a book, "Terra Incognita: An Annotated Bibliography of the Great Smoky Mountains, 1544-1934." It is scheduled for publication by the UT Press next summer.
Together, "Terra Incognita" and the Database of the Smokies will be the most comprehensive bibliography of the Great Smoky Mountains ever compiled.
The database is available at dots.lib.utk.edu.