Academics

Where are the print journals?

The library print journal collection is now located in the Library Catalog.

You may search for journals by title or subject.

Research help or reference questions?

Contact the library at scref@southcollegetn.edu or call: Lonas Library: (865) 251-1832 Parkside Library: (865) 288-5750

Free Reference Resources on the Internet

Information Please Almanac
Includes information from several almanacs, an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and an atlas.

The Old Farmer's Almanac
Almanac published since 1792 Historic Events & Birth Dates From Scope Systems Conversion and Translation Resources

Bing Translator
Translate blocks of text and websites from French, German, Dutch, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Korean, and other languages to English.

Conversion of Units
This tool will automatically convert units of temperature, length, weight, volume, and power.

Currency Converter
Current currency conversionplus historical exchange rates.

Google Translate
Translate text between over 60 languages, Google Translate includes the option to detect the language based on the text provided.

Nova Roma
On Roman Numerals Convert a standard number to a Roman numeral, and convert a Roman numeral to a standard number.

Dates and Times

The Official Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
This is the place from which all time zones are measured.

Time.gov
The official U.S. time

Time and Date.com
Provides monthly and yearly calendars along with the correct time for cities worldwide.

Dictionaries & Thesauri

Acronym Finder
Find the meanings for abbreviations and acronyms.

Dictionary.com
Searches many different dictionaries to provide you with several definitions.

Dictionary of Symbols
Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into groups by their graphic characteristics.

IdioMeanings
Online English idiom dictionary

Idioms from The Free Dictionary
Free dictionary of idioms used in the United States, England, and Australia

Merriam-Webster Online
Includes a dictionary and thesaurus. Includes an audio glossary.

Online Rhyming Dictionary
Dictionary with 6 different types of rhyming

Thesaurus.com
Browse within a certain headword or a certain category and search for synonyms and antonyms.

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia.com
Includes more than 50,000 articles on a wide variety of topics.

Encyclopaedia Brittanica
Allows you to search the Encyclopaedia in addition to news, magazines, and the Internet's best sites.

Government Sources and Statistics

See the legal section for additional government sources.

DOE
U.S. Department of Energy

DOT
U.S.Department of Transportation

F.B.I. Uniform Crime Reports
Provides statistics on crime in the United States.

Fedstats
Find a variety of government statistics here.

FedWorld
Helps you locate top government web sites and key government science and technology web resource sites.

FirstGov
This is a great first place to look for government information.

G.P.O. Access Databases
Helps you locate government publications.

I.R.S.
Forms and publications

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Provides information, publications, and statistics on criminal justice agencies and issues.

Tennessee Anytime
The Official Site of the State of Tennessee

U.S. Bureau of the Census
Includes the Statistical Abstracts of the United States.

News & Newspapers

BBC
BBC News

CNN
CNN U.S. Edition

Google News
Create a custom news page to suit your interests.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel

MSNBC
NBC News available through MSN

United States Newspapers
Locate newspapers by state & city

The New York Times

Phone Books, Area, & ZIP Codes

555-1212.com
Look up area and country codes.

AT&T Directories
Directory of businesses and people in the U.S.

Switchboard.com
Directory of yellow and white pages

ZIP Code Look-Up
United States Postal Service

SuperPages.com
Directory information includes maps, daily deals, and shopping search.

Weather

AccuWeather.com

Weather.com
Knoxville forecast

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