THOMAS J. GARLAND LIBRARY    

 

 

LOCAL, STATE, AND REGIONAL RESOURCES

 

 

Saturday Afternoon in Front of the
Greene County Courthouse, 1936
Courtesy of the Library of Congress

INTRODUCTION

 

A number of valuable sites for those seekinglocal or regional resources. We have gathered some of these here and have arranged them into two major categories: Databases and Websites: A Classified Library.

 

For books and other materials (print and electronic) in the Library collection, be sure to check our catalog.

 

Databases

ABI INFORM GLOBAL/HOOVERS, part of a collection from Proquest and a premier source of business information for over 30 years, provides full-text and full image information from thousands of periodicals and other sources. The noted Hoover's Handbooks are accessed via this database through a system known as "IntelliDocs." These sources are a key resource for anyone interested in the economic base of the Tusculum College service area.

BIOGRAPHY RESOURCE CENTER + THE COMPLETE MARQUIS WHO'S WHO, via Infotrac II, includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals as well as the text of various biographical sources, including current and past issues of the  Marquis Who's Who publications. A helpful resource for those seeking information on citizens of our area.

CUSTOM NEWSPAPERS, from Gale Corp. via Infotrac  provides full-text articles from 600+ U.S. AND International newspapers , including several from this area. An important and easy way to keep up with regional affairs.

TENNESSEE ENCYCLOPEDIA holds a wealth of information on the Volunteer State, including history, biography, stats; an exact copy of the print edition.

Websites: A Classified Library
 

Communities

Schools

Media

Hospitals

General Links Directories

East Tennessee County and City Websites

Nashville and Tennessee WWW Sites

State of Tennessee Home Page

Local Communities (Selected)

For information on Chambers of Commerce, local government, recreational, tourist, cultural, and religious opportunities, as well as economic activity and higher education, please see these home pages as well others accessible via the State of Tennessee Home Page above.
 

Bristol, TN Knox County
Chattanooga Knoxville
Cleveland Maryville...
Greene County Morristown...
Greeneville Oak Ridge...
Hamblen County Sullivan County..
Johnson City Washington County
Kingsport  

Local Media (Selected)
 

Newspaper Television Radio
Chattanooga Times
Greeneville Sun
Johnson City Press
Knoxville News Sentinel
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Nashville Tennessean

 

For the full-text of regional business newspapers, including those published in Blountville, Nashville, and Memphis, please visit www.bizjournals.com and click on the city desired.

Chattanooga:
WTVC (ABC); WDEF (CBS);  WRCB (NBC); WDSI (FOX); WTCI (PBS)

Tri-Cities:
 WKPT (ABC); WJHL (CBS); WCYB (NBC); WEMT  (FOX)

Knoxville:
WATE (ABC); WVLT (CBS);  WBIR (NBC);   WTNZ ( FOX);  WBXX (WB);  WSJK (PBS)

 

Chattanooga
WBDX -102.7 FM;
WJTT - 94.3 FM;
WMBW - 88.9 FM - (Public Radio)
 
TriCities:
WXBQ - 96.9 FM - Bristol;
WCQR - 88.3 FM - Kingsport;
WETS - 89.5 FM - Johnson City, 
WTFM- 98.5 Kingsport
WVEK 102.7 Kingsport
                   
WGRV - 1340 AM - Greeneville; WIKQ - 94.9 FM - Greeneville;

Knoxville:
WIVK -107.7 FM; 
WIMZ -103.5 FM;
WUOT - 91.9 FM - (Public Radio)

 

Local Public Schools (Selected)

 The following  school systems and many others across Tennessee have their own web sites; indeed, there are web sites for hundreds of individual public schools, which are easily accessible via the Tennessee Education Directory. Once you have clicked on this underlined link, you will be taken to a page which allows you to search for your district and/or school using drop down menus at the top.

 Did you know that three high schools and eight elementary schools in Greene County have their own individual web pages?  Here they are:

Greeneville City Schools
Greene County Schools

Local Hospitals:

A number of local hospitals, particularly those in larger cities, have web pages and are listed with clickable links in a directory of hospitals in Tennessee.  Many others also have W3 presence and are noted, with their non-clickable links, in the directory of the Tennessee Hospital Association. Among those not directly accessible through the direct link source noted above are: 

Greeneville:  Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Inc.; Takoma Adventist Hospital

Johnson City: Johnson City Medical Center
 
Knoxville:   University of Tennessee Medical Center

Morristown:  Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
 
Sullivan County:  Wellmont Bristol Regional Med. Ctr.; Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center
 

MORE Information

Many additional references to Tennessee can be found on the Political Science, Documents, Law & Politics page of our "Links Library".

 


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