Posts Tagged ‘databases’

TEL Database Videos

Watch & listen to these  fifty-minute demonstrations on each of the  five databases represented in Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL). Vendors from each database presented these trainings at Nashville Public Library in July, 2009. ProQuest HeritageQuest Online LearningExpress Library NewsBank TN Newspaper Collection EBSCO Points of View Reference Center Cengage Gale Databases (Power Search) Note:  Download […]


Ever wanted to see how many lawyers practice in your zip code? Ever want to compile the addresses of your neighbors for a direct mail campaign? Ever wanted to find out the names of the top executives at local corporations? You can’t go wrong with ReferenceUSA, the mighty business directory and list-generator. Take a look […]

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar offers investment information for stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Find information by Ticker Symbol, Company Name, or by constructing a search with the stock/fund screener. Look in the Help & Education tab for an investment glossary, primers on specialized investments, and online tutorials in Morningstar’s Investing Classroom. Learn the basics of finding information […]

Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat

Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat. To celebrate, we’ve whipped up this lovely tour: Your mission, should you choose to accept it:1. Create a WorldCat login. 2. Create a brief list of books or movies. Example: The Fan’s Guide to Baseball. You can duplicate one of the library’s book lists, if you would prefer. 3. […]

Online Resumes

Building a Resume with word processing software is challenging for new computer users. After locating the templates, the task still requires familiarity with the table, format, and layout functions. Those crafting a resume at a public computer also contend with saving to disk or email storage, then exporting the files in various formats online. Streamline […]

LearningExpress 2: Resume and Interviewing Skills

We have looked at Job Search section of Learning Express. Once you find a job you’d like to apply for you’ll need to have a resume and some interviewing skills. Let’s look at the Resume and Interviewing Success Skills area of Learning Express. There are three modules in Resume and Interviewing Success Skills Module 1: Creating a […]

LearningExpress 1: Job Search and Success Skills

You might know LearningExpress as a test preparation database where you can study for the SAT, ACT, and more. But Learning Express is not just test prep – it wants to help you get a job too. Check out the new Job Search and Success Skills area of Learning Express. A dozen guided exercises aim to […]

TumbleBooks & other fun stuff for kids

Do you ever wish there was some kind of magical book where the pictures moved around? A book that told you a story and let you follow along? I don’t know, maybe a talking picture book? Such books exist! And you can find them in the TumbleBook Library! TumbleBooks is the library’s newest online database. […]


The Books, Movies, Music has dozens and dozens of reading recommendation lists for commonly requested genres, like romance and mystery, and some surprises, like unreliable narrators and epistolary fiction. These bibliographies are from librarians all over our system, so you’re getting the wisdom and experience of dozens of your colleagues! You can’t beat that. What’s […]

Literature paper sources

No need to drag out those heavy Gale books or send some poor student across town to see a source. We’ve got what students need online! If you haven’t checked out the library’s database page in a while, you’ve been missing two incredible resources: Literature Resource Center and Literature Criticism Online. Literature Resource Center is […]