Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture

With a focus on 19th century Brazil, Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture from Gale Cengage features documents and illustrated works, including maps, photographs, and paintings, among other sources of information for your research and learning.

The collection also presents primary source documents from the Oliveira Lima Library of the Catholic University of America. You can read more about this library’s collection of pamphlets and monographs here. The simple design and interface of this database allow for easy, uncluttered access to a wealth of information on Brazilian history and culture.

One tool in the database allows you to graphically see the frequency of any search term from 1307 to 1996. Try it out here.

Also, the database features a term clusters option where you may show visual relations among terms in your results, leading you to discover new ideas and research possibilities.

Access Brazilian & Portuguese History & Culture


New 2017 SpringerPalgrave ebooks!

The UTC library now provides access to over 7,000+ ebooks from Springer/Palgrave in 21 subject areas covering the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Some interesting titles include:

Title list

  • Complete ebook downloads are available in PDF or EPUB files
  • Chapter downloads are available in PDF files

Note: new 2017 ebooks will be published on a rolling basis through the end of the year

Access all Springer and Palgrave ebooks

UTC owns the following years:

  • 2005-2017 for Springer
  • 1864-2017 for Palgrave

Pop Up Display of World War I Posters in Special Collections

Special Collections is proud to partner with Dr. Aaron Shaheen, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga George C. Connor Professor of American Literature, to offer a pop up display. In honor of the centennial of the Great War, Professor Shaheen has chosen five items from the World War I Posters collection. Shaheen specializes in American literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and is currently working on a monograph that examines the presence of prostheses in American literature and culture of the Great War era.

This guest-curated exhibition will be on display from Monday, October 30 to Friday November 3 in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room located on the 4th floor in room 439 of the Library. View our Hours and Location for hours, driving directions, and parking details.

Lloyds and National Provincial Foreign Bank Emprunt national 5% 1920 poster, Special Collections, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Lloyds and National Provincial Foreign Bank Emprunt national 5% 1920 poster, Special Collections, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


NEW! InCites Journal Citation Reports and Training Opportunity

The Library now subscribes to InCites Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate Analytics, a highly sought after resource that faculty can utilize to evaluate and compare journals in dozens of disciplines.

JCR provides dynamic, interactive features supported by visualizations of JCR indicators that allow researchers to compare, evaluate and inform their decisions on published research in varying fields. JCR uses citation data drawn from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals.

JCR metrics include:

  • Journal Impact Factor
  • Eigenfactor Score
  • Total Cites

The Library’s subscription also includes access to Essential Science Indicators which reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries.

Access Journal Citation Reports via Incites

Access Essential Science Indicators via Incites

Lunch and Learn at the Library

  • Wednesday, November 29th
  • Free lunch served at 11:30am
  • Guided training with Q&A from noon – 1:00pm
  • In LIB Room 435

Please RSVP by 11/22 via this survey


60 Minutes Videos from 1997-2014!

UTC Library now provides access to over 350 hours of video from the venerable CBS News 60 Minutes newsmagazine via the ProQuest Central database.

Video coverage includes biographical profiles, investigative reports, interviews with key newsmakers, and, of course, commentary by Andy Rooney.

Here are some highlights:

Access the 60 Minutes videos

You can either browse through 1997-2014 episodes (under “browse specific issues”) or “search within this publication” (click on advanced search under the search box and limit to the “audio/video clip” document type.


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