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We have updated to OpenAthens, a single sign-in, access management software. Your username and password is the same as you would use log in to a lab computer, Canvas, or WebAdvisor. If you encounter any problems, please contact the library: (432)636-7320 or ext. 5320 or library@tusculum.edu.

A-Z Listing of all databases

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Teacher Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.”

Publisher: EBSCOhost

Telecommunications Database (ProQuest)

“This database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. Whether you’re looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. The database includes over 140 titles, with more than 115 available in full text. Search more than 600,000 records, dating back to the early 1990′s.

Coverage: 1995 – current”

Publisher: ProQuest

Tennessee Blue Book

“The Tennessee Blue Book serves as a manual of useful information on our state and government, both past and present. It contains information on the makeup of Tennessee state government, state history, national and state constitutions, most recent election results, and census data.”

Publisher: Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

“Free, comprehensive reference work featuring over 1,500 entries on the Volunteer State. Cosponsored by the University of Tennessee Press and the Tennessee Historical Society.”

“An excellent source of historical, cultural, and geographic information, the online reference gives the user free access to a vast archive of material arranged in an easy-to-use format. From Andrew Jackson to the Tennessee Valley Authority, from Elvis Presley to Alex Haley, you will find a wealth of information about the people, places, and institutions that make up Tennessee’s culture and history.”

Publisher: Tennessee Historical Society (TEL)

Tennessee Records on Ancestry.com

“Tennessee records, including birth, death, and tax lists are available online thru a partnership with Ancestry.com. While other Ancestry.com resources require a subscription; these records are free for Tennesseans.”

“In partnership with Ancestry.com, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is providing access to several important collections of Tennessee records:

  • Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
  • Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
  • Tennessee, City Birth Records, 1881-1915
  • North Carolina and Tennessee, Early Land Records, 1753-1931
  • Tennessee, Early Tax List Records, 1783-1895
  • Tennessee, Enumeration of Male Voters, 1891
  • North Carolina and Tennessee, Revolutionary War Land Warrants, 1783-1843
  • Tennessee, Early Land Registers, 1778-1927
  • Tennessee, City Death Records, 1872-1923
  • Tennessee, Wills and Probate Records, 1779-2008
  • Web: Tennessee, Supreme Court Case Index, 1809-1950″

Publisher: Ancestry.com

Tennessee State Library & Archives Education Outreach

“Explore primary sources, lesson plans, and other educational tools designed for social studies teachers and students. Content is organized by both historical eras and Tennessee social studies content standards.”

“Primary sources such as newspaper records, historic photographs, letters, diaries, maps, political cartoons, broadsides, census records, Governors’ papers, and more that tell the story of Tennesseans and our role in the greater story of American history are available to the public at the Library & Archives. Educators and students are welcome to utilize our website or visit us in person to access these primary source materials.”
“In addition to primary sources, educators have access to our free and easy-to-download lesson plans. These lesson plans are created by Tennessee teachers utilizing the primary sources available digitally at the Tennessee State Library and Archives website. The activities in the lesson plans correlate to the current Tennessee curriculum standards. New lesson plans and digital collections are added frequently.”

“The Library & Archives hold several teacher workshops throughout the year. More information about current and upcoming workshops is available on our Upcoming Events page.”

Publisher: Tennessee State Library & Archives (TEL)

Tennessee Virtual Archive

“Digital repository of Tennessee history and culture featuring historical records, photographs, documents, maps, postcards, film, audio and other original materials of enduring value.”

“Items within TeVA are digitized items from manuscript and photograph collections at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Please note that only a small subset of the Library & Archives’ collections have been digitized.”

Publisher: Tennessee State Library and Archives (TEL)

Tennessee Volunteer Voices

“Volunteer Voices provides a central point for accessing digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, oral histories, artifacts, etc.) that document the history and culture of Tennessee. This site searches the original Volunteer Voices database, a growing number of digital collections across the state, and the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture.”

“Volunteer Voices is a state-wide digitization project that will provide access to primary sources that document Tennessee’s rich history and culture.

Volunteer Voices combines the collaborative efforts to Tennessee archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and schools.”

Publisher: Volunteer Voices (Tennessee Electronic Library /TEL)

The Tennessean (ProQuest)

“This publication’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.

  • Local and regional news”

Publisher: ProQuest

Testing & Education Reference Center

“Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) contains descriptions of 30,000 graduate and professional education programs in more than 300 academic disciplines offered by more than 1500 accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Corresponds to the six-volume Peterson’s Annual Guide to Graduate Study. Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet financial needs. Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain education goals.”

“TERC includes:

  • Test prep: Full-length, timed practice exams that simulate the actual testing experience for GED, HiSET, AP, ISEE, COOP, SSAT, CLEP, FCAT, SAT, ACT, PSAT, TAKS, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, MAT, TOEFL, TOEIC, PAX, PSB-RN, TEAS
  • U.S. citizenship, and many others exams. Diagnostic pre-tests help students determine where they stand and how much preparation they need before taking an exam.
  • College planning: Intuitive searches and quick results deliver information on more than 4,000 accredited schools, including school location, tuition, academics, admission requirements, campus life and much more.
  • Financial aid tools: Benefit from an undergraduate scholarship search, financial aid award analyzer, college savings calculator, tuition cost finder and more.
  • Career development: The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools assist students in building essential career skills—like how to build a resume, cover letter and interviewing tips for users at all career stages. Using the Career Module, tests help users map interests and aptitudes to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations.
  • International tools: Helps individuals prepare to pass the TOEFL (iBT), TOEFL (PBT), TOEIC and U.S. Citizenship tests with online practice tests and eBooks.”

“A username and password need to be created to use practice exams and other resource functions. If you haven’t done so, click on REGISTER NOW. Use this created login and password in each section of the site.”

Publisher: Gale

Transparent Language Online

“Learn over 100 different languages with Transparent Language Online. You can learn English from 30 different languages. Lessons for kids too!”
“Transparent Language Online –

  • Builds all four core skills of a language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • 100+ languages to choose from
  • Transparent Language Online Available Languages
  • English lessons for speakers of over 25 different languages
  • KidSpeak has kid-friendly lessons and interface in 6 languages
  • Mobile apps are available
  • Save progress on lessons completed
  • First time users must register for a free account to use Transparent Language Online.”

“Click the SIGN UP tab.
Enter the required information (username and password). Email is optional but will allow for password resets. Please save your user and password as they will be required each time you log on to Transparent Language Online. Click CREATE ACCOUNT.”

Publisher: Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

Trip

“Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.” In addition to research evidence, you can also search for other content types: videos, educational courses, news and information leaflets.

Publisher: Trip, Inc.

Turkey Database (ProQuest)

“This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.”

Publisher: ProQuest