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Celebrate Open Access Week with Resources from UTC Scholar!

In honor of Open Access Week, check out these library-supported services and resources from UTC Scholar! Open Access Week promotes and celebrates the availability of open access literature, loosely defined as scholarly material that is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. As the university’s institutional repository, UTC Scholar contains a variety of open access materials that capture the academic and creative output of

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Rising Waters: Life in the Trenches of World War I on Display

During the Great War, servicemen from all over the United States served in the European theater standing in trenches that were often flooded with water, mud, and bacteria. Sometimes the water rose to their waists. These men were not only fighting Germans but they were fighting infections. Learn more about trench foot and the service of Chattanooga’s Battery B who trained on our very own Chamberlain Field by visiting

From Suffrage to Congress on Display in Special Collections

Visit our new exhibit! Explore the contributions of women in politics in Chattanooga through a new display from Special Collections, From Suffrage to Congress: Chattanooga Women at the Polls and in the House. Learn more about Chattanooga’s vital role in the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in 1920 as well as the pioneering efforts of Marilyn Lloyd, the first

New Digital Resources from Special Collections

Welcome back! As we kick off the new academic year, Special Collections is pleased to announce the following new digital resources! Chattanooga Oral Histories The Chattanooga Oral Histories digital collection features interviews with members of the community in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Topics include the transition of Chattanooga from the polluted Dynamo of Dixie to Gig City, past and present race relations in the city, and the Golden Gateway project. Thomas

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Celebrate National Radio Day with Luther Masingill

Celebrate National Radio Day on August 20, 2018 by listening to an interview with longtime Chattanooga broadcaster Luther Masingill, whose long career meant that he was one the air during the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor AND September 11, when the Twin Towers were hit. As a young man, Luther worked the night shift at WDEF, and first signed on the air on New Year’s Eve in

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