OverDrive (apps available) is a collection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, as well as streaming video. Find extensive online help on the OverDrive site.
Watch over over 16,000 films on Kanopy (apps available) including selections from Kino-Lorber, The Great Courses, PBS, and independent and world cinema.
Offers over 6000 courses (apps available) 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.
RBdigital provides a collection of full-color magazines on a variety of subjects, and downloadable audiobooks in fiction and nonfiction. After setting up your account on the RBdigital website (use the link above and go to Register), you can download to an RBdigital app for your mobile device (Android, iOS, Kindle) or to the MediaManager app on a computer. Magazines will also stream in a browser. (The former magazine site remains available for now.)
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 (apps available). 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
- Housing discrimination in public policy – The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein reveals the segregationist...
- Snippets of conversation with Jon Meacham – Excerpts of the July 8 discussion of his book The Soul of America: The...
- Taxation, a fine mess – Dr. Matt Harris discusses A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler,...
- The Far Away Brothers – Claudia Caballero responds to the book The Far Away Brothers: Two...
- A Land Imperiled – Dr. John Nolt introduces the themes of his book A Land Imperiled: The...