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.
Streaming audiobooks for all ages. This resource is provided temporarily for support during school closures for COVID-19. 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.)
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).
Three ebook collections are hosted on EBSCOhost Research Databases, with titles to fill a wide variety of research and recreational needs. Books may be downloaded in EPUB format. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
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.
Includes several databases. ArticleFirst is an index of items listed on the table of contents pages of over 16,000 journals. Other databases index conference papers and proceedings, dissertations, Latin American journals, and open archives.
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.
Browse “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
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 16,000 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.
EBSCO is providing a trial for Learning Express Library, a highly-acclaimed e-learning service that supports students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more. This is a single-user account for the entire library, so don't input any personal information. Sign in with the username Please give your feedback.; use the password password! (including the exclamation mark).
Contact experts on any sort of art, antique, or collectible item for athentication, pricing, repairing, selling, etc.
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.
Activities for ages three to six, with lessons in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. Trial feedback
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 Atlanta Constitution (1869–1984), Chicago Defender (1909–1975), The New York Times (1851–2015), The Wall Street Journal (1889–2002), The Washington Post (1877–2002), and The Tennessean (in two separate databases, 1812–2002 and 1999–present). The Tennessean is provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Provides a collection of full-color magazines on a variety of subjects; read online or download to the RBdigital app for your mobile device (Android, iOS, Kindle). (When a publisher stops licensing to RBdigital, we move the inactive magazine to the end of the list, but you can still find the back issues by searching or by scrolling past all of the current titles. Inactive magazine titles will also show up when you use the Genre filter.)
Improve your English or learn another language. This is an effective, easy-to-use program of practice for thirty different languages, on mobile apps or computers equipped with a microphone. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
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.
Access repair guides covering routine maintenance and complex projects for all major makes and models. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
Streaming books for grades 7–12, with quizzes and lesson plans. This resource is provided temporarily for support during school closures for COVID-19. Please give your feedback.
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.
Two resources have been temporarily added to our ProQuest newspapers: Wall Street Journal (2-3 month delay after publication) and a Coronavirus Research Database.
The catalog of thousands of libraries around the world, including us. You can register for your own account and use it to create lists to share with your friends, or contribute to the description of an item by posting ratings and reviews, factual notes or a table of contents.