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Student Resources

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Access Library Resources 


Your library account

View your library account to see your checked out items, requests, and fines. Need help accessing library resources?  Visit our guides on how to use OneSearch and BrowZine.

Network access

Get easy access to our collections on or off campus.  Troubleshoot or report access problems.

Scan on demand

Request digitized copies of articles or book chapters in our collection, and we’ll email them to you.

Library express

All students can have books delivered between Hodges Library and branch libraries.  Graduate students can also have books delivered to departmental offices.

Interlibrary loan

Set up an account with Interlibrary Loan Services to access materials from other libraries outside of the UT Knoxville system.

Suggest a purchase

Submit this online form to suggest a book, journal, or other item for our collection.

Academic Support

Subject librarians

Meet with our subject librarians for assistance at any stage of the research process.  Subject librarians can help you identify and locate reliable sources, develop effective search strategies for drawing additional information from sources you have found, or assist you in evaluating the reliability of those sources.  Click here to request a research consultation.

Additional Academic Support

Writing help

Check out the Libraries’ Citation Guide for help citing sources, and Endnote or Zotero or Mendeley for managing your citations.  Visit the Writing Center for free and individualized help throughout the writing process. You can find the Writing Center at Pendergrass five days a week. This is the Spring 2019 schedule.

Monday-Thursday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

Friday: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Subject Tutoring

Multicultural Student Life provides a tutor that comes to Pendergrass Library on Wednesdays, from 5-7 pm in Study Room E. These are the classes that are are available to be tutored in:

  • ANSC 160, 220, 281, 330, 360, 380
  • BIOL 150, 159, 160
  • NUTR 100
  • CHEM 120, 130
  • English 101, 102
  • MATH 123

Additional academic support resources include campus-wide tutoring through the Student Success Center, supplemental instruction, academic coaching, and textbook loans.

Statistical consultations

Need help with project planning, data sampling, data analysis, testing, software, or presentation? OIT Research Support offers statistical consultations in Pendergrass Library weekdays by appointment. Call the OIT Helpdesk at (865) 974-9900 to schedule an appointment. The first 15 hours each semester are free!

Help videos

Access the Libraries’ online help videos 24/7!  Also visit Pendergrass Library’s YouTube channel for tutorials on library resources, research tips, and more.

UTK students get full access to online training at, available 24/7; your private tutor for learning software, programming, business skills, creative skills, study skills, and so much more.

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