Schedule Library Instruction
Please contact Lavonne Johnson, M.L.S., Public Services Librarian, for an appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org or 423.775.7228.
Academic Support Center
Learn more about referring your students to Academic Support Center and scheduling services such as exam proctoring.
You may place items on reserve for your classes. Please download the Course Reserve Form, fill it out, and bring it along with the item(s) to the Library front desk.
Library Subject Guides
Subject guides contain the best resources for each discipline; databases, catalog searching strategies, and open access resources. There is a guide for each discipline/major at Bryan College, along with video tutorials on how to use the databases. Just visit the Library Subject Guides to get started.
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
- Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University
- Identifying the Copyright Owner
- Association of American Publishers
- Association of American University Presses
- Writers, Artists, and Their Copyright Holders
- Model Permissions Letters
- U.S. Copyright Office
- Copyright Tools and Guidelines for Academic Institutions
Links to Resources
- Find books (includes e-books)
- How to Download E-Books from Ebsco (Web Guide)*
- How to Transfer E-Books to Your Mobile Device or E-Reader (Web Guide)*
- Find journals by title
- Find articles & databases
*These guides are created by Milligan College Librarian Gary Daught. Used with permission. Please note that Milligan-specific information appears in these guides. The Bryan College Library subscribes to Ebsco, and Ebsco e-books are embedded in our online catalog.
Books on Copyright
- Copyright, the Complete Guide for Music Educators by Jay Althouse (BC Library call number: 346.7304 A179c)
- Copyright Essentials for Librarians and Educators by Kenneth D. Crews(BC Library call number: Ref 346.7304 C867c 2000)
- Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off by Richard Stimm (e-book)
- The Copyright Primer for Librarians and Educators by Janis H. Bruwelheide (e-book)
Digital Image Collections
- Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) – arts, business, education, humanities, math and stats, science and technology, social sciences.
- iLumina – sharable, undergraduate teaching materials for chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science; thousands of digital images, objects, videos, entire courses (part of the National Science Digital Library)
- Bioscience Education Network (BEN) – portal for over 4,700 reviewed resources covering 77 bioscience topics.
- Digital Library for Earth System Education (K-16) – of the National Science Foundation.
- Science Education Resource Center (SERC) – portal for geoscience faculty; faculty-contributed materials for the classroom, field and lab.
- Library of Congress – includes a number of collections of documents, audio, video, photos, and maps.
- Academic Info’s Digital Libraries List – by discipline or subject, a list of digital collections of publications, exhibits, journals, and exhibits.
- Digital Collect of the University of Washington
- NY Public Library – Digital Gallery
- Christian ClipArt
- Classroom Clipart
For quick access to style guidelines, see Guides to Cite It (Turabian, APA, MLA, Chicago) or Citing Sources. The OWL (Online Writing Lab) from Purdue University offers online handouts covering writing, research, grammar, and MLA and APA style.
For help with properly citing research sources, try EasyBib. You can enter citation elements (title, date, author, etc.) and have them formatted into MLA style for free. APA and Chicago style formatting require a subscription. Citation Builder creates citations for you in APA, MLA, and Chicago CBE/CSE formats. KnightCite is an online citation generator (using APA, MLA, or Chicago style) that allows you to register for a free account so you can save your work.
Disclaimer: Those who choose to use citation generators or free citation services are responsible to ensure that the citations rendered are accurate according to the style manual.
List of Other Libraries
Below is a list of other libraries that may have materials available for your use. You will need to check with these libraries to see what policies they have for public access to their materials.
- University of TN at Chattanooga (Open to public, including Bryan students)
- Chattanooga State Tech. Community College (Open to public; plus Bryan students may apply for library card; show Bryan student identification)
- Chattanooga Public Library (Open to public; library card is free only for city residents; visit their library card page for access for non-residents)
- Cleveland Public Library
- Cleveland State Community College
- Lee University
- Roane State Community College
- TN Wesleyan College
- Jasper Public Library
- Bledsoe County Public Library
- Worldwide Catalog (Enter your search terms and your zip code to find libraries nearest you that have the materials you seek)
- University of TN at Knoxville (Open to public, including Bryan students)
- Knox County Public Library (Open to public; library card is free only for Knox County residents; visit their library card page for access for non-residents)