How do I log in to library resources?
Use the same User ID and password you use for Portal. Your User ID is everything before the @ sign in your e-mail address.
How do I use the library if I don’t live near a King campus?
All electronic resources are available 24/7 at http://library.king.edu:
BookFinder holds more than 117,000 e-books.
Article Finder holds more than 80 databases with everything from full-text journals to streaming video.
Subject Guides is a great place to start -- click on a subject area to learn about some of the resources available.
How do I get help if I can’t come to campus?
You can call the 800# above, use the chat box on the website, or email for help. The library is open until Midnight 5 nights a week – the hours are on the website.
What if I need a physical library and I don’t live near a King campus?
We have agreements in place with some area libraries. Click on About Us then Find a Library Near You on the library website. We add new agreements regularly.
Can I print in the library?
Yes, there are printers in the library in Bristol, Kingsport, Knoxville, and Nashville.
Can I print something in color?
Color copies are available for .25 a page in Bristol only.
Where can I make a photocopy of something?
There is a copier in the library in Bristol, Kingsport, Knoxville, and Nashville.
Can I fax something?
Yes, students can send faxes for free in the library in Bristol, Kingsport, and Knoxville.
I have a fine on my account – can I still check something out?
After you accrue $5 in fines you can only check out reserve materials.
Does the library have wireless access?
Bristol, Kingsport, Knoxville, and Nashville all have wireless networks available.
How do I do an Interlibrary Loan?
The easiest way is to go to library.king.edu and click on “Interlibrary Loan” and fill out the form online.
Can we watch DVDs on the computers in the library?
No. The computers in the library do not have TV/DVD players on them. We do have DVD players in the library in Bristol, Kingsport, and Knoxville.
Are there computers to use if I come to campus?
Bristol: Library and the McClellan Lab
Knoxville: Library and the Library Lab