Have you ever needed to look up a quick fact? Find a map? Get a brief history on a particular topic?
It’s all easily obtained from World Book Encyclopedia online and available from the comfort of your home. A component of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL), the World Book Online Reference Center provides a handy one-stop location for researchers young and old.
The Reference Center offers easy to use links and special features include:
• Research Tools
• E-Book Links
• Primary Sources
• Interactive Maps and Atlases (including interactive Earth)
• Citation Builders
Teacher Education students will be interested in links to professionally prepared lesson plans which can be accessed in the Educator Tools section. Types of content include:
B. Primary Sources
D. Literary Criticism
E. U.S. Supreme Court Cases
F. U.S. Presidential Papers
L. Videos and Animations
M. Special Reports
N. Research Guides
It’s all brought to Tennessee taxpayer free of charge from the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the UTM Paul Meek Library --- your library without walls, so you can search the database while in the Library or from any computer -- regardless of location. Be sure to know your UT Martin username and password if you plan to logon to the database remotely.
For more information, stop by the Reference Desk in the Library; logon on the Reference Desk Chat from the library’s webpage, or call the Reference Department at: (731) 881-7065.
Click here to view World Book Encyclopedia.
Reference Desk Chat
Chat with a reference librarian.