Research — Academic Databases & Encyclopedias


RCHS Library Catalog Books we have in our library (including e-book titles).

Tennessee Electronic Library Complete listing of TEL databases to which we have access (see library homepage for recommendations).

WorldBook Advanced Encyclopedia

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Guide to Types of Information Resources Helps you determine what type of information resource (journal article, book, magazine, etc.) you need and what you'll find in each. Via The University of Fort Hare and Virginia Tech.

Citation Help


OWL Purdue Citation Guide
Helps you discover and understand how to create your own MLA citations.

BibMe and EasyBib Both help you generate citations in MLA format for your Works Cited page. However, the websites have ads and aren't always correct. Be sure to double check the results!

Free ebooks and audiobooks


RCHS Collection Access our ebooks and audiobooks through the free Sora App, or through the Sora website. Check out titles using your school e-mail and password. See Ms. Parrish for help!

Kingston Public Library With your (free) public library card, you can sign in to access e-books and audiobooks through the Tennessee READS program via OverDrive. You can also connect Tennessee READS to your Sora App if you're using it for the school already.

Project Gutenberg Offers over 54,000 free eBooks to download or read online. You will find the world's great literature here, especially older, classic works for which copyright has expired.

Lit2Go Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages.