Explore genealogical records from 1690 to 1994, including obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents, and more. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
Citations to published information about a person; index only, does not include full text.
An online archive of images and artifacts from our rich East Tennessee history.
More than 6,000 digitized pages covering the years 1869–1910. Includes The Chattanooga News (1891–1910), The Chattanooga Press (1893–1905), The Chattanooga Commercial (1885–1887), The Daily Times (1869–1895), The Daily Commercial (1887–1887), and The Chattanooga Daily Commercial (1876–1885).
Presents even-handed analysis of current controversies, essential to policy debates. (Note that we do not subscribe to Supreme Court Debates or International Debates, although you will see links to them within this site.)
Temporarily added to our ProQuest newspapers for keeping up with the latest in COVID-19 research.
Digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) documenting the history and culture of Tennessee. Part of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Covers more than 23,000 organizations in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.
Current magazines and their back issues can be browsed and read online or downloaded for offline reading in apps for Android™ phones and tablets, Apple® phones and tables, and Kindle Fire tablets. Titles include Consumer Reports, Newsweek, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and many others.
A large database of full-text legal resources, including law journals, regulations, government documents, and treaties. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
Research sources covering a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Stream and download thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, and graphic novels with Hoopla. Hoopla works with most smartphones, tablets, and computers as well as Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV. The library pays per use so patrons are limited to 5 checkouts each month. At the beginning of each month your limit will reset.
Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
Watch over 23,000 films on Kanopy (apps available) including selections from Kino-Lorber, The Great Courses, PBS, and independent and world cinema. The library pays per checkout, so patrons are limited to 5 per month. This limit resets at the start of each month.
Corporate and industry history, formerly known as Moody's manuals.
Company directory information such as corporate tree, key personnel, competitors, sales, and employment trends. Also a directory of individuals, and Nielsen Demographic Reports.
Music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds for streaming; jazz, classical, American song, world music, sound effects can be sent to your mobile device for 48 hours.
Provides access to major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world, with thousands of images and broadcast transcripts. Search articles by publication title, headline, date, author, or other fields.
Authoritative reference books covering the full subject spectrum, plus English and bilingual dictionaries, timelines, quotations, maps and illustrations.
Search an enormous collection of newspapers, magazine/journal articles, and books simultaneously.
Includes The Tennessean (in two separate databases, 1812–2002 and 1999–present), The Atlanta Constitution (1869–1984), Chicago Defender (1909–1975), The New York Times (1851–2015), The Wall Street Journal (in two separate databases, 1889–2002 and 2008–2020), and The Washington Post (1877–2002). The Tennessean is provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
A collection of reference books covering business, careers, health, history, literature, science, and social issues.
Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
This resource is temporarily available remotely. Maps the history, growth, and development of Tennessee cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
Provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, includes historical records, photographs, documents, maps, postcards, film, audio and other primary sources.
Animation, sound, music and narration are added to children's ebooks. (Apps available from Google Play or the Apple App Store). Read along or just let it read aloud to you. Watch National Geographic videos, also.
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