Welcome to the Reference Desk  


An excellent selection of reference materials is available at the Bledsoe County Public Library.

Among the reference books available are:

1.         The Civil War Sourcebook
2.         Chilton’s Auto Repair Manual
3.         Brewers Twentieth Century Music
4.         Petersons Complete Guide to Colleges
5.         Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English
6.         Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
7.         The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture also online at
8.         The Fishes of Tennessee
9.         Kugel Traditions of the Bible
10.       Biographical Dictionary of Artists
11.       Caves of Tennessee
12.       Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Tennessee
13.       Encyclopedia of Native American Trees
14.       The Baseball Encyclopedia
15.       Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

Some of our favorite websites for reference are:

Tennessee Electronic Library - infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/tel_p_bledsoe
Tennessee Code Annotated - www.michie.com
Tennessee State Library & Archives - http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/
Tennessee Public Library Directory - http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/pld/
Tennessee maps:
Biographies -
Occupational Outlook Handbook -
Computer information -
Alta Vista Babel Fish Translation -
Literature Resource Center - infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/tel_p_bledsoe?db=LitRC
Google Scholar - www.googlescholar.com
Tennessee Civil War Sourcebook - tennessee.civilwarsourcebook.com
English - Spanish Dictionary - eubd1.ugr.es/tony/risweb.isa
Merck Manual of Medicine - www.merck.com/mmhe
Area Code Directory for USA and Canada - www.areacodelocations.info
Child Care Resources - www.care.com/child-care-p1004.html

Visit the “Reference Desk” for an impressive annotated listing of the best places to go, ranging from acronyms and almanacs to dictionaries and directories. Or go to calculators, choose “home,” and try the paint or grass seed estimator - www.libraryspot.com




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