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Smithsonian Collections Online: Rare Treasures

We’ve all heard of the Smithsonian, but did you know that some of their museum collections can now be viewed online? Digitized primary source materials from deep within the museums, libraries, and archives of the world’s largest museum and research complex are now available in searchable formats to supplement your academic work or indulge your personal interests. Currently available collections include: Evolution of Flight (1784-1991) Trade Literature and Merchandizing of

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Dissertations & Theses Global Full Text

Comprehensive research often requires some deep digging. This digging can often lead to theses and dissertations, which are notoriously hard to get your hands on. The UTC Library now offers ProQuest’s Dissertations & Theses Global Full Text! This database includes full text for 1.7 million doctoral dissertations and master’s theses (with citations dating back to 1861). More than 3,000 graduate schools worldwide contribute works in the humanities, social sciences,

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Introducing ProQuest Central, a large multi-subject database with over 19,000 full text titles!

Got some business research that needs doing?  How about research in STEM fields or the social sciences?  Education? Humanities?  Do you need a variety of source types like news, peer-reviewed articles, multimedia, magazine articles, and more?  Did your professor tell you to find “credible” sources?  Then ProQuest Central multi-subject database is for you! One of the most notable features of ProQuest Central is its large variety of newspapers from

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New Current Access to Science Online!

The UTC Library is now pleased to offer Science online in its entirety, including the current year! Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science is one of the highest impact publications in the sciences.  It encompasses all scientific fields including astronomy, chemistry, biology, physics, optics, neuroscience, and human health and reaches an estimated global readership of more than one million. Science has published the research

Slithering Online: Our Newest Digital Collection

It’s been a long time coming, but we are very excited to announce the launch of our newest digital collection, The Hood-Williamson Digital Collection on Serpent Handlers of Southern Appalachia.  The Hood-Williamson archives, held in the Special Collections of the library, is a very important and unique collection of primary source videos documenting the serpent handling churches of Southern Appalachia.  The videos see quite a bit of in-house use