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NEW RESOURCE: AccessScience

Find this new resource on the AVL website under High School Student Resources, College and University Student Resources, Adult Resources, and View All Resources.

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"AccessScience is an authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines."
-AccessScience Website

ALABAMA 200: Alabama's Bicentennial Celebration

The Alabama Virtual Library Executive Committee is proud to announce its support for Alabama's Bicentennial celebration efforts. Click the image below to learn more about ALABAMA 200.

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Get MARC Records for AVL E-Books

Britannica E-Books – (informational flyer, MARC Records)

Gale Virtual Reference Library – (title list, MARC Records)

Oxford Digital Reference Shelf (via Oxford Reference) – (title list, MARC Records)   

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