Here is a selection of books on veterans' issues available in the Pellissippi State library collection. For more, search the library's catalog.
The Complete Guide to Veterans' Benefits: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply by Bruce C. BrownRetiring or being discharged from the military is one of the most trying times for service members. You must leave your military life and training to venture once more into the civilian life, transition into a civilian career, and navigate the waters of life without the military. But the good news is, you don't have to do it alone. As a veteran of the U.S. military, you are entitled to multiple benefits including health care, loans, and many other aids for all aspects of your life. The Complete Guide to Veterans' Benefits will help you discover and apply for every benefit you are eligible to receive. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in recent years there were approximately 21.8 million veterans in the United States. When not on duty, 20 percent of these veterans do not have health coverage. This book will help you discover all you could be receiving for your dedicated service to this country. Author Bruce C. Brown provides all the details you need to know in order to receive your maximum benefits. Still serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, Brown understands what it takes to be in the military and knows the difficulties of navigating all of the government programs and policies. That's why he has gathered everything you need to know here, in one great resource. Topics included are: health care, disability compensation, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, scholarships, grants, military discounts, VA loans, vocational rehabilitation and employment, hospitals and facilities, and much more. Take the next step for yourself and your family's future by finding out what veterans' benefits you qualify for, and apply for them today using this book as your guide. Thank you for your service. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
KanopyThis link opens in a new windowStreaming videos with some closed captions 1900s to present. Users must create an account with their PSCC email for login. Selected films have public performance rights. Look for the PPR icon on individual titles. Alternately, discover PPR titles by using the PPR dropdown menu (selecting PPR Available) to limit your search results.
Subject content includes, but is not limited to film, early film, film studies,foreign language films, movies and tv; the arts, architecture, dance, design, experimental, alternative media, fashion, literature, music, performance art, photography, visual arts; global studies; media & communications; social sciences and technical training
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)This link opens in a new windowSome full-text of news, magazines, company profiles, market reports, SEC filings, country information, biographies, and legal cases. Includes Shepard's Supreme Court citation service, tax materials, and patents.
Military and Intelligence DatabaseThis link opens in a new windowSome full-text of journals, magazines, reports, biographies of politicians and military personnel, interviews 1980 to present. Includes images, audio, and videos.
Opposing Viewpoints in ContextThis link opens in a new windowFull-text journals, magazines, news, primary sources, biographies, interviews, and reference articles 1787 to present. Includes Lexile reading levels, audio, images, and videos.
Social Sciences Full TextThis link opens in a new windowSome full-text of journals, magazines, biographies, and interviews 1972 to present. Includes images.
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