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Meet MRLn! (Pronounced "merlin")

MRLn is the new MTAS Research Library Online. MRLn replaces MOLLY and we can't wait to show you what this new tool can do for you!

In a nutshell:

  • MRLn will help you FIND the right articles, books, DVDs, forms and more.
  • SAVE your searches and search results to be able to repeat the search and find all of the latest materials in your area of interest.
  • REQUEST items that you've located to be sent to you, suggest new materials for the library, and request assistance.

Or click here to start a "Simple Search"  Search MRLn

Upcoming Webinar Link and Recording

We are excited to introduce you to our newest team member!
Join us on September 23, 2019 at 10am eastern for a live webinar to meet MRLn and learn about this new tool from MTAS. Use this link to join the webinar: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/782417055
No registration is required.

Can't attend te live webinar? View this "Meet MRLn" webinar recording covers the basics of how MRLn can help you. Start video

The Research and Information Center (RIC) serves as a clearinghouse for information produced by and about cities and provides research, reference and survey services. The staff addresses inquiries for information using in-house resources, on-campus libraries, resources found on the Internet, and other libraries across the country. Surveys for MTAS consultants and city officials are conducted to create and collect unique information on municipal government not available from other sources. RIC staff are responsible for the MTAS E-News and posting to MTAS's Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Be sure to follow MTAS on Facebook and Twitter!


Need a Survey?

Request a survey by emailing RIC staff here: mtaslibrary@tennessee.edu


Frances Adams-O'Brien, Librarian | (865) 974-9842
Dawn McMillen, Senior Library Associate III | (865) 974-8970


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