Arts & Literature

Author Check

Track your favorite author, explore new authors in your favorite category, track books in series and receive email notification when a new book by your favorite author arrives at a branch of the Linebaugh Public Library System.


An interactive literary resource that builds a love of reading and learning in a fun. BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks to reinforce reading skills and develop knowledge. Also includes educational games, author profiles, vocabulary, and more.

Books and Authors

Combines more than 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award-winner, and librarian-favorites lists to help bring readers and literature together.

Davidson Title

Nonfiction and fiction books for children with narration. Children can test their knowledge during and after reading. Enter your library name (linebaughlibrary, smyrna, myrtleglanton, or eagleville) and the password "library" to use this service.

Fine Arts and Music Collection

This collection will provide you with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Literature Resource Center

Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on thousands of writers. Also includes the Twayne Authors Series and the Scribner Writers Series.

New Book Alerts

Free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the Linebaugh Public Library System. You can sign up to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.


Language learners get more out of the language they study: fluency through immersion, more appreciation of a people and their culture, and more ways to engage with the language. (TEL)


Learn 80 languages with Pronunciator! Also includes ESL for 50 non-English languages. Plus free apps for Android and Apple devices.

Scribner's Writers Online

This collection includes American Writers, British Writers, European Writers, and the World and Genre Writers Series.

Transparent Language

Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.

Twaynes Authors Online

This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three series – United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.

USA Learns

Learn English FREE and Prepare to Become a U.S. Citizen with USA Learns!

Business, Finance & Law

Business Collection

Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.

Business Economics and Theory

This collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

Business Insights: Essentials

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.

Small Business Collection

Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Small Business Resource Center

Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Consumer & Auto

Chilton Library

Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.

DMV Permit Practice

Practice our sample permit tests and driver's license tests for free as many times as you need to - until you're ready to take the real DMV test.

DMV Practice Test Tennessee

Practice taking tests for your driver's license.

Do It Yourself

Home Improvement Collection

This collection of home improvement focused titles covers topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.

eBooks and eAudiobooks


Instanly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card.

R.E.A.D.S. eBooks and audiobooks

Download eBooks, audiobooks, videos and music through the Regional eBook & Audiobook Download System.

Genealogy & Biography

Albert Gore Research Center

A manuscripts repository dedicated to preserving and making available for research primary source materials related to Tennessee history. Located at MTSU.

Ancestry Library Edition

A comprehensive online source of information for conducting genealogical research. It includes searchable images of U.S. federal census records, the Social Security Death Index, and a variety of vital, church, court, and immigration records. This database is for in-library use only.

HeritageQuest Online

One of America's favorite tools for researching genealogy. It combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection, and other valuable records.

Tennessee Death Records (1908-1959)

Provided through the Tennessee State Library and Archives, these digitized records are now available on through an agreement with TEL. You will need to create a free account with to view images. Only these records can be viewed outside the library on

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Collection of records, manuscripts, and other documents related to Tennessee history and genealogy; located in Nashville.

Tennessee Vital Records

How and where to obtain copies of birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates.


Volunteer project to create a source location for online genealogical research for every county in Tennessee.

Health & Wellness

Culinary Arts Collection

Includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Health and Wellness Reference Center

A great one-stop shop full of health-related information.

Health Reference Center Academic

Full texts of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.

Jobs & Careers

Career Transitions

Walk through the job-search process from beginning to end. Explore new career possibilities, assess interests and experience, identify ways to improve job prospects, prepare for a job search, and search and apply for jobs.

Testing and Education Reference Center

 This valuable tool is used by patrons of all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.

Vocation & Career Collection

This collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Newspapers and Magazines

Daily News Journal

Access the digital archives of the Daily News Journal and the Carrier's Courier (Sewart Air Force Base newspaper 1949-1968). This resource is for in-library use only through


The magazines you know and love, available digitally.


This full-text newspaper database of more than 1,000 newspapers allows you to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.

Popular Magazines

Includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products.This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Sourced from the collection of Tennessee State Library and Archives. Reproduced with permission. (From outside the library, use Login ID: linebaughpl and password: 37130).

Rutherford County, TN Magazine

Rutherford County Tennessee is the county's premier magazine and provides a comprehensive view of the community's vibrant business climate and stellar quality of life. 

Reference & Research

Academic OneFile

The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world-leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Watch and Listen to 60 years of recorded history with this free access to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting's 50,000 hours of recorded content.

Communications and Mass Media Collection

This collection provides current and accurate information on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Educator's Reference Complete

Focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.

Gale Reference Center Gold

General Reference Center Gold A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference sources.

General One File

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Information Science & Libraries Information Collection

This collection provides current and accurate information for the information professional. Coverage includes such topics as data processing techniques, metadata architectures, publishing and more.

Kids InfoBits

For students in Kindergarten through Grade 5, with information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Murfreesboro City Code

Code of Ordinances. City of Murfreesboro, TN

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues.

Pop Culture Collection

Pop Culture Collection This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.


Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources – magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content – all brought to you by your library. Your search should always start here.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Articles on religion, philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology, and the impact of religion on culture.

Research in Context

A great research tool for middle-schoolers.

Rutherford County Archives

The Archives seeks to preserve and protect the written documents, past and present, generated by the government offices of Rutherford County.

Student Resources in Context

Provides contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)

Online database of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture

A definitive and comprehensive reference work on Tennessee, including historic images, maps, audio, and video.

US History Collection

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.

War & Terrorism Collection

Provides insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

World Book Web

Offers many valuable resources for children, teens and adults.

World History Collection

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.

Science & Technology

Agriculture Collection

With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields. Content spans the industry — from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Computer Database

Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Provides robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Gardening, Landscaping & Horticulture Collection

Research this collection of journals focused specifically on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. Includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General Science Collection

Millions of articles on all aspects of the sciences.

Travel & Geography

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.