Free Online Language Courses

Ever wish you had the time to learn Chinese? Or brush up your high school French? Thanks to the Libraries’ subscription to Mango Languages, you can take free, self-paced online language courses in more than 70 languages. Or take advantage of courses on medical terminology in Spanish or business idioms in Mandarin Chinese. Create an … 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

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 ( 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

Grant Funds Digitization of Vintage Agricultural Publications

The University of Tennessee Libraries has secured funding from Project Ceres to digitize and preserve a selection of vintage agricultural publications from UT Extension and UT Experiment Stations (now named UT AgResearch). A digital collection of the Tennessee Farm News (1922-1988), Tennessee Farm and Home Science (1952-1988), and a series of Extension special circulars (1925-1968) … Continued

Workshop: Manage Citations with EndNote

Want to get control of your citations? Save time and get organized with EndNote, the citation management tool that helps you organize, format, and insert references into your research paper. Register for the University Libraries’ hands-on workshop: Introduction to EndNote Wed., Sept. 19, 2018 3:30-5 p.m. 127 Hodges Library or Thurs., Sept. 20, 2018 3:30-5 … Continued