Library Online Resources
Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest™ Online.
The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Ancestry Library Edition updates continually, with more indexes and original images added all the time.
If you are looking for current articles or statistics about a country, check here first. (You will need a valid Cleveland Bradley County Public Library (CBCPL) card to access this database. Enter the barcode without spaces.)
Ebsco Auto Repair Reference Center
Car repair information is at your finger-tips for the "do-it-yourselfers" out there...
A valid CBCPL card is needed to access this database.
Fold3 has made available, through their partnership with the National Archives, original source documents that include information about an individual's birth, immigration history, marriage, occupation, death, and other genealogical research data.
On Fold3 you will find:
Revolutionary War Pension Files
Civil War Pension Index
Naturalization Petitions & Declarations
Confederate Soldier Service Records
Search Genealogy Records
Heritage Quest in now provided as a resouce from the State Library and Archives as part of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL).
HeritageQuest Online is the marriage of ProQuest's Genealogy & Local History Online, a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, and content from HeritageQuest, the largest genealogical data, products, supplies and equipment provider to consumers and institutions in the United States. In August 2001, ProQuest acquired HeritageQuest. Founded in 1983, HeritageQuest has been in business for over 20 years and brings a wealth of genealogy data to ProQuest.
HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past. With over 25,000 books, the entire U.S. Federal Census, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online gives any library the chance to tap in to one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country. If you receive and error message while trying to connect to this resource, click here for further technical information. (You will need a Cleveland Bradley County Library card to access this database. Enter the barcode without spaces.)
LearningExpress Library in now provided as a resouce from the State Library and Archives as part of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL).
LearningExpress Library provides you with the best online resource for test preparation and skill-building practice. The practice tests, based on the official exams and developed by education experts, can help you master the essential skills needed to succeed on standardized tests and in your career. (You will need a Cleveland Bradley County Library card to access this database. Enter the barcode without spaces. You will be prompted to create an account.)
Ebsco eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)
Access over 24,000 eBooks. Many titles will become downloadable in the near future (8.12.11)
Enter your library card without spaces. Then click "Sign In" on top right. Next, sign in with your User Name and Password. *Please Note...If you have not already created an account in the Ebsco eBook Collection, click on "Create a new Account" and register your information...this is necessary even if you at one time had a NetLibrary username and password.
Rocket Languages offers guided online instruction complete with audio. You can learn Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. You can even study American Sign Language!
Salem Press Online Resources
For quality, trustworth information related to health, history, literature, or science, checkout the Salem Press Online Resources. You will need a Cleveland Bradley County Public Library card to access this resource from home.
TEL: Tennessee Electronic Library
The Gale Databases provide links to hundreds of millions of articles in many subject areas for public interest, academic research, and school assignments. Includes magazines, newspapers, journals, books, and databases.
This full-text database is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. This is a great homework helper.
America's Newspapers provides electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and National U.S. Newspapers.
There is wonderful information to be found for all ages in the World Book Online Resource. You will need a Cleveland Bradley County Public Library card to access the resouce from home.
See also from above databases:
These resources are provided for Tennessee Public Libraries and their patrons by the State of Tennessee. To recieve the password, please send your valid CBCPL card number and name to email@example.com .
R.E.A.D.S (Regional Ebook & Audiobook Download System)
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
The TumbleBookLibrary provides enrichment to students who are reading independently with a variety of high interest material. It also provides support to students who require skill building with a variety of exercises that can be matched with other areas of the curriculum. In general, TumbleBooks are a great addition to a reading program that can be worked on independently by each student or by the whole class. It has been exceptionally well received by ESL and Special Education teachers.
This is a great website for children, teens, parents and teachers with links for eBooks, homework help, games & activities, and child-friendly Internet search sites.
Knowledge is power! Why not learn something new today? The Library now offers over 500 free online continuing education classes through UniversalClass,™ a new addition to our collection of Research Databases. These self-paced, non-credit personal and professional development classes are led by real instructors who will give you continuous feedback on your progress.
Morningstar Investment Research
Morningstar Investment Research Center includes a good deal of on-board training for you and help for your patrons.
- Investing and Specialized Centers in PDF format that show librarians and patrons how invest.
- Our Users Guide and Quick Guide in PDF format—just download and print.
- Our Investing Classroom with 200 interactive classes on how to evaluate stocks and mutual funds.
- A comprehensive glossary of investment terms that appear in Morningstar Investment Research Center