Encyclopedias, magazines and newspapers
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.
Search an enormous collection of newspapers, magazine/journal articles, and books simultaneously.
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.
Full page images of the historical archives (covering 1922–1990) are searchable along with—or separate from—the database of full-text articles in the current collection (1990 to the present). The historical archives are funded through the generous donations to the Library Foundation's "From Papers to Pixels" campaign.
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.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more: millions of obituaries, staff-written articles, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. Tennessee newspapers include papers for Knoxville, Maryville, Tazewell, Greeneville, LaFollette, Wartburg, Sevierville, Newport, Lenoir City, Oak Ridge, Kingston, and many others. Educators can use "Hot Topics" and "Special Reports" sections in curricula.
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.
Two resources have been temporarily added to our ProQuest newspapers: Wall Street Journal (2-3 month delay after publication) and a Coronavirus Research Database.
Search the full text of a small collection of magazines covering health, technology, science, culture, family, and politics. Create email alerts for your favorite publications.
Read full-color, full-page digital magazines in your browser or in the Flipster app (Android/Kindle or iOS). Sign in to a Flipster app using the username s9201099trial and the password Passw0rd!20 after finding Knox County Public Library System as the library. This resource is provided as a database trial. Please give your feedback.
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.)
Hundreds of volumes of encyclopedias and other ebooks covering all subject areas. Gale eBooks is included in Gale Power Search which searches the content of the ebooks along with magazines and other resources. If you want to browse the ebooks as books, this Gale eBooks interface is the better choice.
A project of the Internet Archive to provide a collection of scanned library books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed for COVID-19.
Authoritative reference books covering the full subject spectrum, plus English and bilingual dictionaries, timelines, quotations, maps and illustrations.
A collection of reference books covering business, careers, health, history, literature, science, and social issues.