Academic Search Premier
Text and images from over 4,700 journals for biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Includes detailed, up-to-date pharmacological information.
Online catalogs of Alabama libraries with a common search screen.
Alabama's Digitization Project provides electronic access to the wealth of Alabama's historical treasures.
Alt Health Watch
Provides coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas related to complementary and alternative medicine.
Artemis Literary Sources
Simultaneously searches Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism Online, Twayne's Authors Series, and Scribner Writers Series.
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Contains informative abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books.
Full-text e-books from a wide range of subjects: biographies, geography, government, history, literature, religion, culture, science, math, and sports.
Britannica Online Academic Edition
Includes the Encyclopedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus.
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Includes age-appropriate encyclopedias, current magazine and journal articles, dictionaries, thesauri, world atlas, and learning materials correlated to the Alabama High School Graduation Exam.
Indexes academic and business journal articles related to business, management, economics, and so forth.
Business Insights: Essentials
Contains articles, company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and chronologies.
Business Source Premier
Articles from periodicals covering business, marketing, finance, management, economics, banking, and accounting.
Explore career interests, plan for college or the workforce, test knowledge via interactive quizzes, standardized test questions, take a GED sample test, and more.
CINAHL with Full Text
Comprehensive index for the fields of nursing & allied health with full-text coverage for more than 600 journals. [For home access, please contact a member of the library staff.]
Citing Electronic Resources
Links explaining how to properly cite electronic resources according to various styles including APA and MLA.
Clinical Pharmacology (see AHFS Consumer Medication Information)
Contains bibliographies, biographical information and references for more than 120,000 American and international authors.
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Provides 10,000 biographical & critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
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Encyclopedia of Alabama
Offers articles on Alabama's culture, geography, natural environment, people, history, sports, art, literature, industry, government, flora & fauna, agriculture, recreation, and more.
Citations and abstracts from over 900 education journals, as well as the full text for over 2000 educational digests.
Ethnic News Watch
Full text articles, editorials and reviews from the newspapers and journals from the ethnic and
European Views of the Americas - NEW!
Containing more than 32,000 entries, a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Funk & Wagnall's Encyclopedia
Contains over 25,000 entries, including images and biographies, covering a wide variety of subject areas.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference tools for multi-disciplinary research.
General Reference Center Gold
General interest database offering a single search interface to locate articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full text and images.
Global Road Warrior
Constantly updated proprietary editorials and graphics for 175 countries covering society and culture, travel, communications, business, trade, marketing, and security. [For home access, please contact a member of the library staff.]
Covering all aspects of human impact to the environment including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Health InfoNet of Alabama
A service of Alabama Health Libraries Association, Alabama Public Library Service, and the State Health Planning and Development Agency.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health information on health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences & nutrition, child care, sports medicine, and general health.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Includes full text articles for over 520 journals focusing on medical disciplines, especially topics related to nursing and allied health.
History Reference Center
Features cover-to-cover full text for more than 650 historical encyclopedias and other nonfiction books.
This service offers free homework help from subject specialists. Available Sunday through Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
An Image Collection of 276,132 photos, maps & flags from EBSCO's Masterfile Premier.
Informe (en español)
Full text for 50 general interest Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals including La Semana.
Indexes over 6,000 periodicals, newspapers, and newswires with back file coverage from 1980.
InfoTrac Student Edition
Indexes over 325 magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
Issues & Controversies
In-depth coverage with background information and statistics for hotly debated issues; includes both pros and cons. [For home access, please contact a member of the library staff.]
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An up-to-date tool for generating citations for the three main citation styles: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA), and the Chicago Manual of Style.
Library of Congress
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Provides critical analyses, biographies, and bibliographies for more than 120,000 American and international authors.
A clearinghouse for poetry, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches including the works themselves, many in full text, and critical analyses.
Master FILE Premier
Provides full text articles, Magill's Book Reviews, and Essential Documents in American History with over 1000 original historical documents.
OCLC index (not full text) of journals for all areas of medicine, including nursing.
Military & Government Collection
Provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications.
Provides full text for over 200 regional and international newspapers, newswires, and related sources.
A collection of databases from the Alabama Virtual Library and other useful Internet links related to Nursing & Allied Health Issues.
OneLook Dictionary Search
Dictionaries for art, business, computing, foreign languages, medicine, religion, science, slang, sports, technology, etc.
Provides a complete one-stop source for information on current and often controversial social issues.
Oxford English Dictionary
The OED is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.
Oxford Reference Online
Contains over 100 dictionaries, language reference works, and subject reference works published by Oxford University.
Oxford Scholarship Online
Provides access to hundreds of full-text monographs from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law.
Points of View Reference Center - NEW!
Presents multiple sides of controversial issues; also provides questions and materials for further thought and study.
The ProCon website promotes critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro versus con format.
Professional Development Collection
Includes over 530 professional education journals and periodicals with full text articles from 440 titles and images from 150 titles.
Provides access to over 11 million citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals with links to many full text sites.
Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.
Research in Context
Covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to this age group
Scribner Writers Series
Includes over 1500 essays on authors from every nationality and time period.
Provides a tool to determine which full text electronic periodicals are available through the various AVL licensed databases.
Selected web resources related to Black History, Human Rights, Literature, Nursing, Poetry, the Pulitzer Prize, and Women's History.
STAT!Ref, the premier healthcare e-source, is an intuitive full-text resource that enables users to cross-search evidence-based and authoritative references in seconds from desktop, laptop, or mobile device.
Student Research Center
Search by keyword or topic. Results can be easily sorted by source type - photos, magazines, reference books, etc.
Teacher Reference Center - NEW!
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals to assist professional educators.
Covers health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth science, and space science. [For home access, please contact a member of the library staff.]
Twayne's Authors Series
Literary criticism and extensive information on authors' lives, works, literary movements, and the development of literary genres.
Topics include: e-journals & e-texts, humanities, math & science, history, term paper resources, statistics, etc.
Vocational & Career Collection
Supports vocational and technical courses with information from industry, trade journals, news groups, and newspapers.
World Data Analyst
Offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures.
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