Your Library Account

View Your Account and Renew

Don’t remember whether you returned that book or video? Can’t remember if you have asked us to hold a book? Need to renew library materials and the library is closed? Now you can do so online.

 

Welcome to Verso!

Verso is your online access to the library. In Verso you can:

  • Search the library’s holdings from home
  • Place holds
  • View current check-outs and due dates
  • Check your account balances
  • Create lists of books to read
  • Keep track of what you have read ( library staff cannot see your history)
  • Review books you’ve read
  • Share books with your friends

 

In order to use these features, you will need to set up an account with you library card.

 

Account Set Up and Exploration:

Go to our website. Click: Library Catalog.

When Verso is loaded, look in the upper right corner for Login. Click Please Login. 

Log in to your account using your library card number and  password. If this is your first time signing in, you will use the following as your password: USERPASS  You will then be prompted to create your own unique password. From here, you can explore your account.

Click on My Account to see items checked out and due dates.  You may renew and see a list of reserved items on this screen. 

Place holds using the quick search or advanced search feature on the home page.  When you have found your title, double-click the title and click reserve item on the left side of screen.

If you need more help please give us a call at 423-745-7782.

Please click here for a video introduction of VERSO.

Websites For Everyone

Recommended Sites on the Internet

Below are topics linked to pages that contain lists of related website links. Please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice. E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites.

Websites For Children

The librarians at E. G. Fisher have put together this list of websites for school age children. Here you’ll find websites for brain games, websites for learning to read, websites for homework help and websites that have really cool stuff. Parents, please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice. E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites. The best way to keep your children safe on the Internet is to be involved in their web use. The Firefly browser, available through Luciboo, filters web content for child appropriate material. You can download it to your computer to help keep your children safe on the web.

AR BookFinder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

Tel4U

Tel4U is a resource for children in grades K-5. It has homework help, state information, coloring pages, games, activities and much more.

Summer Reading Lists

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has released three Summer Reading lists to keep children engaged all summer. Lists are available for K-8 students. 

National Geographic Kids

Go here for games, blogs from kids all over the world, cool facts and photos of animals and all sorts of fun things to do. 

Starfall

Starfall is great site full of games for the beginning reader.

PBS Kids

Find games and activities with all your favorite characters from PBS — Elmo, Martha Speaks, Arthur and more.

USA.gov/education

This is a great site for finding stuff you won’t find anywhere else. Check out the Geospatial Intelligence Kids Agency. This is also a great place to go to find facts about any of the 50 states.

Library of Congress – Kids and Families

From the Library of Congress, this site is full of information and fun for kids and parents alike.

Brain Pop

Find games and information on everything from the arts to the sciences to health and technology.

Liberty’s Kids

Associated with PBS, this is the website for the program Liberty’s Kids. It has games, activities and biographies from the show.

SUICIDE PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN

Websites For Teens

Please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice.  E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites.

Teen Reads

YALSA

More than 4,800 books are published a year for teens. With so many choices, it can be hard to sort the trash from the treasure.  YALSA’s list of award-winning books for teens as well as other recommended reading.

Tutoring Websites

 Khan Academy

With a library of over 3,400 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Smart Thinking

With Smarthinking, students experience online tutoring that is simple, fast and always available. Students connect to live educators from any computer that has Internet access, with no special software installation or equipment required.

We provide online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week enabling students to get the help they need when they need it.  Subjects include:  Writing, Reading, Math, Science, Business, ESL, Spanish, Nursing & Allied Health, Computers & Technology.

Teaching Textbooks

Teaching Textbooks offers printed books and CDs for tutoring Math grades 3rd – 8th, along with Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Pre-calculus.

Follow these links for help with your homework, papers or science fair projects.

http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/
This is the Science Fair Research Guide. It contains information and links to other resources.  Sections include Getting Started, Choosing a Topic, Completing the Project, and Displaying Your Project.    

Homework Help
This site is hosted by the state of Tennessee and contains helpful information about all aspects of Tennessee including state facts, school reports, and driver practice tests.

Presidential Timelines
This page links you to the Presidential Timelines website, an in-depth resource covering the office of The President in the Twentieth Century.

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Be sure to search the online catalog and encyclopedia collection. The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to print articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. Pick up a free user guide near the Reference and Computer areas.

Citation Styles

Online Style Guides

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Psychological Association Style Page
Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format  from Purdue University

Modern Language Association (MLA)
Modern Language Association Style Page

MLA Formatting & Style Guide from Purdue University

Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago Manual Style from Purdue University

Citation and Style Guides Concordia University’s Guide to citation styles.

Further reading

Psychology with Style: A Hypertext Writing Guide

Guide to Citation Style Guides

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals

Citation Machine

Bibliography generator

Easy Bib generator

Book Resources

Books For Free Download

  Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free ebooks on the Internet

Author/Series Book Finding Sites

  • Fantastic Fiction
    Fantastic Fiction groups books by author and series, making it easy to find the next book you need to continue your favorite series.
  • Good Reads
    Good Reads allows you to create a free, personal account to track the books you’ve read, leave reviews, and receive suggestions for titles and authors you may enjoy in the future.
  • Acclerated Book Finder
  • Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search to see what AR Level a book is at. AR Level reading is a program that helps track your your independent reading level.

Book Collector Resources

The following list of resources will help you determine the worth of collectible books, and make informed purchases. Some items are for sale.
  • AbeBooks
    Collectibles : Search 13,500 booksellers selling 80 million books
    http://www.abebooks.com/
  • Alibris
    See what some rare books are going for on the Alibris Rare Book Auction. Over 60 million new, used, and out-of-print books.
    http://www.alibris.com/
  • BookFinder
    This site searches across dozens of used/antique book web sites. You can get an idea of what pre-1960 books are worth. In addition to English, this site can be viewed in French, German, and Italian. Compare prices on over 100 million books for sale new, used, rare, out-of-print, international, and textbooks.
    http://www.bookfinder.com/
  • Guide To Rare And Old Book Values
    Over 40,000 titles are indexed at this site. Also available are links to author signature guides, other book price guides, how to identify a first edition, and other information.
    http://www.fadedgiant.net/html/links.htm
  •  Powells.com
    A huge selection of used books. Rare titles are available as well. Be sure to check out their selection of children’s books!
    http://www.powells.com