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Tennessee Blue Book: A History of Tennessee - Student Edition icon

Tennessee Blue Book: A History of Tennessee - Student Edition

The Tennessee Blue Book: A History of Tennessee- Student Edition is written for students in upper elementary and middle school who are studying the history of Tennessee.

Audience: Elementary School, Middle School

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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.

Audience: High School

Tennessee State Library & Archives - Library for Accessible Books and Media

Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media

A free library program of over 150,000 recorded, large print and braille materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard materials due to visual or physical disability.

Audience: High School, College/Research, Educators, Public

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Tennessee Records on

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

Audience: High School, College/Research, Public, Genealogy

Tennessee State Library & Archives - Education Outreach

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.

Audience: Middle School, Educators

Tennessee State Library & Archives Digitized Books

Tennessee State Library & Archives Digitized Books

The Tennessee State Library & Archives has digitized a selection of out-of-copyright books in order that they may be accessible online for researchers.

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Tennessee State Symbols

List of Tennessee State Symbols, State Holidays, State Songs and Flag Status.

Audience: Children, Elementary School

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Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA)

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

Audience: Public, Genealogy

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Test and Career Prep

Take online practice tests and use test prep ebooks. Search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet financial needs.

Audience: High School, Public, Business

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    The Informant

    The Informant is a student created and run organization designed to inform Tennessee students of the bills being introduced, debated and voted on within the Tennessee state legislature.

    Audience: High School

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    The Tennessean (1812 - 2009)

    Digitized pages of The Tennessean (1812-2009) provide unique historical insight into the regional issues and concerns, such as local government, industrialization, prohibition, and racial struggles. Audience: Middle School, High School, College/Research, Public, Genealogy

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    The Tennessean (2010-Present)

    *NEW RESOURCE* - Full color issues of The Tennessean newspaper with a seven day delay from publication.  Provides Nashville and Middle Tennessee regional coverage.

    Audience: Middle School, High School, College/Research, Public

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    Transparent Language Online

    Learn over 110 different languages with Transparent Language Online. You can learn English from 30 different languages. Lessons for kids too!

    Audience: Spanish, Middle School, High School, College/Research, Public

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      U.S. History

      Useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, this collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

      Audience: College/Research

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      Vocations And Career

      Provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.

      Audience: College/Research, Public, Educators, Business

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      Volunteer Voices

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

      Audience: Public

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      War And Terrorism

      This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

      Audience: College/Research

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      World Book Advanced

      Online encyclopedia that features thousands of reference articles, primary sources, and online books. Also includes access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia materials.

      Audience: High School, College/Research, Public

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      World Book Discover

      Provides reference resources for students reading below grade level with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

      Audience: Middle School, High School, Public

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      World Book Early Learning

      An immersive, educational experience for young learners eager to learn more about the world around them while learning to read.

      Audience: Children, Elementary School