Hodges Library 2nd-floor entrance CLOSED Monday, Aug. 19

The Melrose Avenue (2nd floor) entrance to Hodges Library will be CLOSED Monday, August 19, for a construction project. Library users must enter and exit the building through the Volunteer Blvd. (ground floor) entrance. A portion of Melrose Avenue (from Melrose Hall to the intersection with Melrose Place) also will be closed to accommodate a … Continued

Graduate Commons CLOSED Aug. 13-20

The Graduate Commons, 131 Hodges Library, will be closed for upgrades August 13 through August 20. We’re installing all new furnishings including ergonomic chairs, sofas, adjustable-height desks, and workstations with dual computer monitors. The space is for use by graduate students only and is accessible by swiping a VolCard. The Grad Commons will reopen on … Continued

UT Libraries Helps Launch New Digital Library of Tennessee Portal

The Digital Library of Tennessee (DLTN) committee recently announced the launch of its new research website, making Tennessee one of the first states with a localized portal of the Digital Public Library of America. The Tennessee portal brings together more than 100,000 digital representations of unique cultural heritage artifacts from throughout the state. The University … Continued

iThenticate plagiarism-detection services unavailable July 13

The iThenticate plagiarism-detection site will be down for maintenance from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT on July 13. iThenticate is a plagiarism-detection software site that helps faculty and student researchers avoid “cut and paste” or citation errors that might be unacceptable in funding proposals or scholarly articles. UT users can login to the site … Continued

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

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