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Alabama Virtual Library

     The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.

If you enjoy the benefits that AVL brings to your school, college, library or home, please take a few minutes to thank your local legislators for providing this resource for the State of Alabama.

Click on AVL image above to go the the AVL home page.

For specifc databases through the AVL click on the following links:

Elementary Resources,

Middle School Resources,

High School Resources,

College Resources,

Adult Resources

Camellia NetThis easy-to-use service is free and available 24/7. You can enjoy bestsellers and classic audiobooks, e-books and music on your PC or MAC and transfer them to an e-reader,  iPod, MP3 player, or directly to your iPhone or smart phone without any late fines.This service is powered by Overdrive and is made available through a statewide online consortia of libraries called Camellia Net. See Downloadable Audio / Ebooks for more information.




Search EBSCO Databases:

List of Databases (click here):

Searchasaurus, Auto Repair Reference Center, Kids Search, Student Research Center, Points of View, Small Business Reference Center, History Reference Center, Coin Career Library, Business Searching Interface, NoveList K-8 Plus, NoveList Plus, Legal Information Reference Center, Small Engine Repair Reference Center


GreyHouse Press eBook Online Access

 America’sTop-Rated Smaller Cities

TheComparative Guide to American Suburbs

EnvironmentalResource Handbook

The HispanicDatabook

OlderAmericans Information Directory 

Profiles of America


HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.The collection consists of six core data sets:U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.





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Grades K3-12, College Intro, and Adult Learner




Learning Express

 Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.





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Older AmericansInformation Directory 

from Grey House Press 

The user's guide for the site by clickingon the following link:

 To view the flash demo, please click on the following link:


Within the Library - Click the link above
From Home - Click link above, select "Remote Access Login" and enter your library card number

Magill’s Medical Guide, a perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative reference source. It is an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers. 



Within the Library - Click the link above
From Home - Click link above, select "Remote Access Login" tab and enter your library card number

Milestone Documents - A new, primary source series

The Decades - Salem's critically acclaimed American history series 

Great Lives from History - The definitive, worldwide biographical resource 

Great Events from History - The complete resource for worldwide events



Within the Library - Click the link above
From Home - Click link above, select "Remote Access Login" tab and enter your library card number

Critical Survey of Poetry, 4th Ed. - An in-depth resource covering 845 poets throughout history and the world

Masterplots, 4th Edition - analyzes the most important works in all genres—long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction—throughout history and around the world, helping to define and critique the literary canon.


Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) is a service to help students find scholarships and other forms of financial aid to help pay for a college education. The TFS also provides college admissions information, a career personality test, and detailed career information.