Transcripts of James K. Polk’s Final Correspondence Now Online

Letters from the final year of James K. Polk’s presidency are now available online. UT Libraries staff designed the website for the XML-encoded transcriptions. With online publication of this last portion of Polk’s correspondence, UT’s James K. Polk Project nears completion. The James K. Polk Project, based in UT’s Department of History, spent decades locating … Continued

Mango language learning tool now available

The UT Libraries now subscribes to Mango Languages, which offers online language learning through conversations and films. Language courses are accessible from a web browser or an app. Mango Languages features: Over 60 foreign language courses featuring native speakers Over 17 English courses for non-English speakers, targeting essential and necessary dialog Cultural specialty courses such … Continued

Library will drop Rosetta Stone, switch to Mango language learning tool

The UT Libraries is adopting Mango as the online language learning tool for campus users. Mango Languages (mangolanguages.com) is an interactive learning tool that allows users to learn at their leisure. Mango teaches the basics of conversation in more than 70 languages. The Libraries’ subscription to Rosetta Stone will expire on Friday, May 10. Last … Continued

Webinar: Use DMPTool to write a Data Management Plan

Most grant funding agencies require researchers to plan ahead for data preservation and sharing as part of their research projects. To aid with these requirements, the UT Libraries subscribes to an online tool that makes the process a little easier – the DMPTool. DMPTool allows researchers to walk through the process of writing a data … Continued

Workshop: Manage Citations with EndNote

EndNote is citation management software you can use to: Organize your research (citations, full-text articles, images, notes) Automatically generate in-text citations and bibliography as you write Share EndNote libraries with 100 collaborators Register for one of the Libraries’ hands-on workshops (sessions are the same): Introduction to EndNote Mon., Feb. 4, 2019 3:30-5 p.m. 127 Hodges … Continued

RESCHEDULED: Video Streaming Down Thurs., 10/4

The Libraries’ video streaming server will be offline from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 4, for routine maintenance. This affects access to the Libraries’ video streaming server ONLY. Vendor streaming service platforms such as AVON, Films on Demand, Kanopy, etc. will not be affected. For more information, contact Steven Milewski, smilewsk@nullutk.edu.

UT’s Andrew Jackson Project Adds Tenth Online Volume

The Papers of Andrew Jackson project at the University of Tennessee gathers and publishes the papers of America’s seventh president. A tenth volume of Jackson’s papers is now available online. Since 1971, the project has been dedicated to transcribing and publishing Old Hickory’s entire written record. A worldwide search has gathered copies of every known … Continued

4/19: problem with Web of Science “FindText” button

1 p.m., Thursday, April 19. There is currently a problem within Web of Science: FindText buttons are not retrieving articles properly in OneSearch (the Libraries’ online catalog/discovery tool). If you encounter this problem, please copy and paste the article title directly into OneSearch. The vendor is aware of the issue and working on a fix. … Continued

We want your feedback on Mango & Rosetta Stone language tools

The library currently has a trial for Mango Languages, an interactive learning tool that covers many languages and dialects for students, staff, and faculty to learn at their leisure. From Arabic to Yiddish, learners will be taken through the basics of conversation in the given language for a quick and simple way to learn. The … Continued

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