Library Services

Library Services

*Circulating materials from our physical and digital collections including books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, magazines, newspapers, games and e-books
*Free internet-ready computers
*Free wi-fi
*Free community meeting space
*Programming for children, teens and adults
*Special events
*Borrowing materials from other libraries
*Online databases
*Summer Reading programs for children, teens and adults
*Fax services (nominal fee)
*Printing/copying services (nominal fee)
 

Popular Online Databases


Google Scholar - Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Heritage Quest - HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Heritage quest is a great tool for finding family information while conducting genealogy research.

LexisNexis Legal Resources - The Michie’s Legal Resources database provides simple, easy-to-follow procedures to help you quickly learn how to use this service to access Michie’s Legal Resources and obtain important legal information and laws within the United States of America. No username or password is required.

MedlinePlus Health - Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource for libraries,
schools, research institutions and hospitals that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.

Scirus Science Database - Scirus Science Database is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 410 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists’ homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, periodicals, scientific journals, patents and institutional repository and website information.

Tennessee Electronic Library - The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that you can access from your home pc, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone – anywhere with an internet connection. No username or password needed.

World Book - The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
 
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Free Online Resources

• Academic OneFile
• Agriculture Collection 
• Books and Authors
• Business, Economics, and Theory Collection 
   Career Center – serves the people of Giles, Hickman, Lawrence,
   Lewis, Marshall, Maury, Perry and Wayne counties by collaborating
   with job seekers, employers, training providers and workforce
   development partners etc.
• Career One Stop – A suite of tools to help job seekers explore
   careers, investigate salary and benefit information etc.
• Chattanooga Times-Free Press 
• Code Red Weather Warning Sign-Up
  College For Tennessee – An online tool that provides four areas of
  resources: Career Planning, Off to Work, College Planning and
  Financial Aid Planning.
• Commercial Appeal newspaper
• Communications and Mass Media Collection
• Computer Database
• Criminal Justice Collection 
• Culinary Arts Collection 
• Educator’s Reference Complete
• Environmental Studies and Policy Collection 
• Expanded Academic ASAP
Gale Database Selection
• Gale Virtual Reference Library
• Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
• General Business File ASAP
• General OneFile
• General Reference Center Gold
• Health and Wellness Resource Center
• Health Reference Center Academic
• HeritageQuest Online
• Home Improvement Collection
• Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection
• Immigration Law Help
• Indeed – Local job search engine.
• Informe!
• InfoTrac NewsStand
• Jobs4TN – A virtual recruiter, automatically notifying job seekers
   when jobs they may qualify for are posted and notifying employers when candidates who fit their needs register.
• Junior Edition
• Junior Edition – K12
• Kids Central Tennessee
• Kids InfoBits
• Kids Page
• Knoxville News Sentinel Newspaper
• Legal Information For Tennesseans
• Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
• Literature Resource Center
• Military Legal Help for members, their families, and veterans
• My Next Move – A tool that gives individuals three main ways to
   explore careers.
• My Skills My Future – An on-line skills transferability tool that allows job seekers and staff intermediaries to match a worker’s
occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other
occupations, in order to facilitate upward mobility.
• My Tennessee Public Schools – a collection of resources and need-to-know information to help your child succeed in public school.
• National Domestic Violence
• National Newspaper Index
• Nursing and Allied Health Collection
• Online Tennessee Justice: Free Legal Advice and Counsel
• Popular Magazines
• PowerSearch
• Psychology Collection
• Read Kiddo Read
• Scribners & Twayne
• Scribner’s Writers Online
• Southern Life
• Student Edition
• Student Edition – K12 
• Supreme Court’s Access To Justice Initiative
• Tennessee Death Records
• Tennessee History For Kids Geography
• Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA)
• Tennessee’s Landmark Documents
• Tennessee Legal Aid
• Tennessee State Library and Archives
• Tennesseean
• Twayne’s Authors Online
• Veterans Reemployment – an on-line skills transferability tool that allows veterans to match military experience to civilian careers,training and financial assistance.
• Volunteer Voices
• We Give Books
• Workers Reemployment – one-stop site for employment, training
   and financial assistance after a layoff.
• World Book Encyclopedia

  FAFSA SITES
• Fill out the FAFSA
• Basic FAFSA Info:  what is it and how do you fill it out
• Dependency Status for FAFSA Purposes
• How Aid is calculated (including link to detailed EFC info)

  Types of Aid/Getting Aid
• Types of Financial Aid
• Who Can Get Federal Student Aid
• Pell Life Time Eligibility Used
• Finding and Applying for Scholarships
• Loan Interest Rates and Fees
• Aid for Military Families
• Avoiding Financial Aid Scams

  Repaying Loans 
• Loan Repayment
• Income-Based Repayment
• Pay As You Earn
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness
• Loan Forgiveness in General
• Loan Forgiveness for Teachers

  College Prep
• College Preparation Checklist
• Why Go To College (education and pay/unemployment rates)
• Middle School Preparation

  Special Audiences
• Info for Parents (tax benefits, support your child, college costs)
• Graduate School Funding
• Going to College in another Country

  Social Media
• @FAFSA Twitter Feed
• Federal Student Aid You Tube Channel
• Federal Student Aid Facebook Page