OverDrive (apps available) is a collection of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, as well as streaming video. Find extensive online help on the OverDrive site.
Offers over 7000 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. New courses are added weekly. Many courses include downloadable practice files.
Lynda.com will migrate to LinkedIn Learning on October 3. You may not be able to access either Lynda.com or LinkedIn Learning for up to 18 hours as data is migrated. After the migration, users will be required to have a LinkedIn profile. Your account will follow your library card username to a LinkedIn profile. To create a LinkedIn profile, you need to provide any "first name," last initial, location (can be USA), and email address (feel free to use burners). Then you can change your notification and privacy settings and choose to not have your profile searchable on search engines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. (For mobile users or any device that does not support Flash, the site automatically redirects to the mobile site. If you are not automatically redirected, find "English non-Flash" in the menu in the top right corner. You can also download the app from Google Play or the Apple App Store.)
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.
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 Power Search 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
- Fracking's financial fragility – Dr. Maria Fernanda Campa considers the facts revealed in Saudi America...
- Catastrophe as an "act of human" – Dr. Kelsey Ellis discusses The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop...
- A slow town wreck – Dr. Zach McKenney appreciates Janesville: An American Story by...
- Voter rights and the disenfranchised – Attorneys Julie Gautreau and Tammy Kaousias grapple with the implications...
- Live until you die – Dr. Rocio Huet focuses on what's most important in her assessment of ...