(Formerly Testing and Education Reference Center) Find all the tools you need to discover your passion, ace your exams, and excel in your career. Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships that meet financial needs, take online practice tests and use test prep ebooks to obtain education and career goals. Users will register a personal account. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Resources for high school equivalency diploma, English language learning, adult literacy, and job skills
(Formerly Lynda.com) Offers thousands of courses in business, job and creative subject areas in several languages. 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.
You can use your LinkedIn Learning account in the mobile app.
- Download the LinkedIn Learning app from Google Play or Apple App Store and open it
- Select "Sign In"
- Don't enter your email, but look below that box and select "Sign in with your library card"
- Where you find "Enter your Library ID" tap on the box and enter "knoxlib" (all lowercase, no quote marks)
- Use your library card number and PIN and select "Continue"
Format: Downloadable or streaming media
World Book for reluctant readers, new adult readers, and English language learners.
Learn how you can earn your high school equivalency diploma at The Tennessee College of Applied Technology.
Short instructional videos help adults gain the basic reading, writing, math, and science skills they need to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals.
Rapid Reads are short books for adult readers; they are well-written, well-told books that can be read in one sitting and are intended for a diverse audience, including students of English as a second language, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants a high-interest quick read. The plots are contemporary and entertaining, with adult language and themes.
Format: Catalog search
Supports basic education, GED® / HiSET® preparation, computer literacy, and life-skill training to adult students.
Instruction in fine arts, food, crafts, dance, music and exercise. Offers classes for both children and adults; also hosts private parties.
Format: Telephone or in-person service