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The Library Society supports the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Libraries through engagement with library programs and monetary gifts. The Library Society raises awareness of the value of the University Libraries to the community, state, and researchers around the world.

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UT Libraries Alumni Portal
We love UT alumni and friends! This page is designed to connect you with news, events, and useful resources.

Access to Articles and Reference Sources

Access to Journals not Limited to Tennessee Residents:

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)  provides open access to thousands of scientific and scholarly journals.

Tennessee Residents:

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is an online library that gives everyone in Tennessee access to magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, practice tests, e-books, primary source materials, and more! 

Find trusted health and wellness information in the Health and Wellness Resource Center. Check out other authoritative resources on the Tennessee Electronic Library Health Information page.

Job and Career Resources - The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to a variety of helpful career resources from the interview process to starting your own business.

The Learning Express Library contains practice tests for ACT, SAT, graduate school exams, job certifications, computer skills, and more!

Language Learning Tools

Choose from: Spanish, French German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and more!  There are also resources for learning English as a second language.

TEL4U  is an online resource for e-books, homwork help, and games and activities just for kids in K-5.

UT Libraries Books and Electronic Resources

Alumni and friends may use books and electronic resources inside the building. For electronic resources, you may use your own laptop on UT's wireless network or show your alumni ID to gain access to library computers. Library Society members may borrow books from our collection - learn more.

Meet the Dean's Student Advisory Committee

Dean's Student Advisory Committee

Dean's Student Advisory Committee

Composed of undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines, the Student Advisory Committee to the Dean of Libraries’ office (DSAC) provides invaluable contributions to the UT Libraries.

Members meet as a full committee approximately three times per semester, with opportunities to propose and participate in special events or projects outside of meetings.

Access Open Access Journals and E-books

Freely Available Resources

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Alumni can contact the Libraries for assistance in a variety of ways, including in-person, chat, text, and phone.

1015 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-1000
Phone: 865-974-4351

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