OverDrive is a collection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, as well as streaming video. Find extensive online help on the OverDrive site.
Call 865-215-8700 to book an individual training session on borrowing ebooks, audiobooks or magazines. Bring your device; we'll show you how to use our digital collections. See frequently asked questions for helpful hints.
Watch over over 16,000 films on Kanopy including selections from Kino-Lorber, The Great Courses, PBS, and independent and world cinema.
Offers over 5000 courses in business, technology and creative subject areas (such as marketing, project management, data analysis, communication, information technology, design, office software, programming, photography, 3D/animation, audio, video and Web development). Tutorials are segmented and indexed into tasks for just-in-time learning, and course playlists can map to specific job roles or competencies. More than 20 new courses are added weekly. Many courses include downloadable practice files. The courses are compatible with Mac, Windows, Linux, and mobile devices, with privacy that is TRUSTe compliant.
A collection of full color magazines with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. After signing in to an account on RBdigital, you can use Article Search to search by keyword on article text in the most popular magazines back to July 2012, and easily check out a magazine from your search results. After setting up your RBdigital account, you can view magazines in your browser or download to an RBdigital app for your mobile device (Android, iOS, Kindle).
Music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds for streaming. Subcollections of this database are available for jazz, classical, American song, world music, and sounds. You can send music tracks to your mobile device for 48 hours.
Animation, sound, music and narration are added to picture books. Read along or just let it read aloud to you. Watch National Geographic videos, also.
Every weekday, you''ll get an email featuring a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you'll have read 2-3 chapters. Every Monday we start a new book.
Computer technology books and video tutorials from the world's most respected publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley, Peachpit Press, Wiley, Adobe Press, Microsoft Press, Sams, McGraw Hill and more. Books are fully searchable and always available, no "on hold" waiting.
Safari Books Online was purchased for the Library through the Shelton Bequest and Friends of the Library.
The Calvin M. McClung Digital Collection is an online archive of images from the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. This website makes it easy and fun to research, view and find compelling digital images and artifacts from our rich East Tennessee history. Check back often; images are constantly being added.
Hundreds of volumes of encyclopedias and other ebooks covering all subject areas. Gale Virtual Reference Library is included in Gale PowerSearch which searches the content of the books along with magazines and other resources. If you want to browse the books as books, the Gale Virtual Reference Library is the better choice.
Authoritative reference books covering the full subject spectrum, plus English and bilingual dictionaries, timelines, quotations, maps and illustrations.
Other e-media to explore
Our own audio programs you can listen to online or download
- Fake News, Profit-driven Media, and Confirmation Bias – Presented by Wendell Potter for the Truth and Consequences Symposium on...
- Can Knoxville plan towards health? – Stephanie Welch found bad news and good news in Toward the Healthy...
- East Tennessee in the headlines – Jack Neely looks back at major news events in Knoxville and reviews the...
- Animal intelligence – Dr. Todd Freeberg reviews Beyond Words: How Animals Think and Feel...
- Justice as Fairness: A Community Book Discussion (Part 5) – Justice as Fairness: A restatement by John Rawls is examined in a...