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Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. Audience: college
Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)
Full text and images from over 2,100 journals covering biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc. Audience: college, general public
Alabama Libraries
Online catalogs of many Alabama libraries with a common search screen. Audience: middle school through college, general public
AlabamaMosaic
AlabamaMosaic (Alabama's Digitization Project) is a work in progress. A number of collections are available for browsing and searching. More collections will be added in the near future. The purpose of AlabamaMosaic is to make unique historical treasures from Alabama's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories electronically accessible to Alabama residents as well as scholars throughout the world. Audience: high school through college, general public
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. It offers libraries an immediate resource of full text articles, from 140 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals, reports, proceedings and association & consumer newsletters. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Audience: college, general public
Annals of American History (Britannica)
History, society, and everyday life come into focus through a variety of articles and media. You now have access to search the 5.2 million words, graphics, and multimedia from the Annals of American History Online, including: 2,100 entries from 1493 to the present, and original source documents such as speeches, essays, biographies, and editorials. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
Auto Repair Reference Center includes automotive repair information supplied by Nichols Publishing, the former publisher of the Chilton information. It contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954. Database content includes approximately 25,000 vehicles covered from 1954 to present; over 100,000 factory drawings and step-by-step photographs; over 65,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer; wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing; specifications & maintenance schedules; Labor Time Guide & Estimator; and Quick Tips, a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance. New repair procedures and updates will also be added continuously. Audience: high school, college, general public
Biography Reference Bank (HW Wilson)
Biography Reference Bank contains biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images. It contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, including all the articles from all volumes of Current Biography, the World Author Series, Nobel Prize Winners, World Artists, World Film Directors, American Reformers, and numerous biographical books on musicians and composers throughout history. Also included are thousands of biographies from other respected publishers, including Macmillan UK, Greenwood, Houghton Mifflin, and Harvard University Press. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Book Collection: Nonfiction (EBSCO)
A rich research database for public libraries, it contains informative abstracts and full text for more than 2,000 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on social studies and science, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, and technology. Audience: middle through college, general public
Britannica Learning Zone (Britannica)
An interactive atlas, online art activities, interactive games and learning materials, audio and video, and vocabulary builders teach concepts that children are curious about, such as geography, numbers, colors, time, and sounds. Audience: elementary
Britannica Online Academic Edition (Britannica)
Britannica Online has been thoroughly updated with new content and a more user-friendly interface that specifically addresses the needs of college and university libraries. Now called Britannica Online Academic Edition, the site includes new content such as World Data Analyst, Gateway to the Classics, and our collection of Notable Quotations as well as new functionality including advanced search capabilities and the Britannica Workspace, a research organizer. Audience: college
Britannica Online Public Library Edition (Britannica)
Britannica Online Public Library Edition includes two unique home pages -- one for children and another for adults -- that will serve an entire library community with a single product. Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains 4 full encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia each covering the research needs of a different age group. Along with this encyclopedia content, Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, Web sites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children and adults, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more. Audience: general public
Britannica Online School Edition (Britannica)
Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique database also offers student-friendly website recommendations, current magazine and journal articles, the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate and Student Dictionaries and Thesauri (with audio pronunciations), a world atlas, plus high-quality online learning materials that are developed by teachers and curriculum experts. Designed for all levels of learning, Britannica Online School Edition offers students a gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica, with encyclopedia articles and Learning Materials correlated to the Alabama State Standards! Audience: K-12
Business and Company Resource Center (Gale)
Business and Company Resource Center integrates detailed company and industry news by bringing together articles from periodicals, company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and chronologies. Audience: high school, college, general public
Business Index ASAP (Gale)
Full text articles and images from academic and business journals. Provides information on management issues, economic indicators and business theories and practices, as well as on the activities of companies and industries worldwide. Audience: high school, college, general public
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Full text articles and images from nearly 7,600 periodicals and other sources covering business, marketing, management, MIS, POM, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and much more. Datamonitor Company Profiles are also available. Audience: high school, college, general public
Contemporary Authors (Literature Resources from Gale)
Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Contemporary Literary Criticism (Literature Resources from Gale)
An extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, listing of principal works and sources for further study. Audience: high school through college, general public
Current Events (SIRS Discoverer)
The top national and global headline news stories are dynamically updated and delivered hourly to cover the breaking news of the day. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Dictionary of Literary Biography (Literature Resources from Gale)
Provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Audience: middle school through college, general public
EBSCO Search (EBSCO)
Menu of full text databases provided by EBSCO. Databases can be searched individually or (by marking the selection boxes) can be searched simultaneously in related groups. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Enciclopedia Juvenil (Britannica)
Enciclopedia Juvenil from Encyclopedia Britannica is a comprehensive reference resource for ages 6-12. The Elementary Encyclopedia, with more than 1,500 articles and 1,000 images, is age-appropriate and based on school curriculum needs. Audience: elementary school, middle school
Enciclopedia Universal en Español (Britannica)
A comprehensive Spanish-language reference tool with more than 47,000 articles for older students and adults. Audience: high school, college, general public
Encyclopedia of Animals (EBSCO)
An encyclopedia of animals with in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals, including the nature and habitat of familiar animals. Audience: All
Encyclopedia Of Literature (Literature Resources from Gale)
Contains entries for authors, works, literary landmarks, literary and critical terms, mythological and folkloric figures, fictional characters, literary movements and prizes, and other miscellaneous matters. Audience: high school through college, general public
ERIC (EBSCO)
ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests. Audience: college, teachers, general public
Essays (LitFinder - Gale)
Essays is unique database of full-text essays and discursive writing. The essays focus on the humanities and social sciences, and include biographies and literary criticism. Subjects include literature, history, economics, sociology, art and architecture, philosophy, psychology, science and drama. Audience: high school through college, general public
Ethnic NewsWatch (Proquest)
Ethnic NewsWatch™ (ENW) features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique. Ethnic NewsWatch delivers hundreds of important ethnic press publications. The voices of the Asian-American, Jewish, African-American, Native-American, Arab-American, Eastern-European, and multi-ethnic communities can be heard. Titles include Kurdish Life, Asian Week, Jewish Exponent, Seminole Tribune, Appalachian Heritage, The Boston Irish Reporter, Chinese America, The Filipino Express, Hmong Times, and many more. A majority of this content is exclusive to ENW and not available in any other database.  Audience: high school through college, general public
Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
Supports general reference needs of advanced high school and college undergraduate students. Indexes 2,600 journals with full text articles from 1,400 titles in academic disciplines including the arts, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology. The database indexes national news periodicals, general interest magazines, newswires, and the New York Times. Audience: high school through college, general public
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
General encyclopedia for K-12 students includes full text articles; its 25,000 encyclopedic entries are searchable by subject or keywords. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Gale PowerSearch (Gale)
Allows a user to search Gale's Professional Collection, General OneFile, Student Edition, LegalTrac, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Reference Center Gold, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center at the same time. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). Audience: middle school through college, general public
General Reference Center Gold (Gale)
General interest database offering a single search interface to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Audience: middle school through college, general public
GreenFILE (EBSCO)
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Audience: high school through college, general public
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Consumer health information on health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. It indexes and abstracts over 180 general and professional health journals and features full text articles for nearly 165 journals, Stedman's Medical Dictionary, twenty health reference books, and over 1,000 pamphlets published by health-related associations. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advise, diagnosis or treatment. Audience: high school through college, general public
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition indexes and abstracts over 560 scholarly journals and includes full text articles for over 520 journals focusing on medical disciplines, especially nursing and allied health topics. Audience: college, medical professionals, general public
History Reference Center (EBSCO)
History Reference Center features cover-to-cover full text for more than 650 historical encyclopedias and other non-fiction books. The database also includes full text for nearly 60 leading history periodicals; 58,000 historical documents; 43,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 12,000 historical photos and maps; and 87 hours of historical film and video. Audience: high school through college, general public
Image Collection via MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
An Image Collection of 276,132 photos, maps & flags. Audience: general public
Informe (Gale)
Full text for 50 general interest Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals and El Neuvo Herald (Miami). Users must formulate queries in Spanish because indexing and thesaurus terms on based on Spanish terms. Audience: All
(InfoTrac) General OneFile (Gale)
A 'mega-content' database indexing over 6,000 periodicals, newspapers, and newswires with backfile coverage from 1980 to present, updated daily. The database includes full text articles for 3,000 periodicals, 89 wire services and business press releases. OneFile offers single source searching for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Audience: middle school through college, general public
(InfoTrac) Student Edition (Gale)
Designed to help students complete school assignments and find general information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. The database offers full text articles from 325 magazines, newspapers, and reference books most often selected by libraries for this age group. Audience: middle through high school
Kids InfoBits (Gale)
Kids InfoBits features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Audience: elementary school
Kids Search(EBSCO)
This new interface is designed to offer elementary school students an easy-to-use and graphically appealing search experience, including improved functionality over Searchasaurus and Primary Search. It features better relevancy ranking, topic searching and access to a wide variety of source types. The Basic Search screen highlights Topics rather than Source Types, and includes the ability to search Images or Images/Videos, from the toolbar. Audience: elementary school
LegalTrac (Gale)
Indexes 875 titles, many with full text articles, including all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals, and legal newspapers. Law-related Legal journals are selected using criteria developed by the American Association of Law Libraries. Additional full text articles are included from over 1,000 business and general interest titles. Audience: legal professionals, college, general public
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. Audience: media specialists, college, general public
Literature Resources from Gale (Gale)
Literature Resources from Gale is a search environment, designed specifically for literature research, that searches several Gale Literature databases (Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, LitFinder, Merriam Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Scribner Writer's Series, and Twayne's Authors) at the same time. Audience: high school through college, general public
LitFinder (Literature Resources from Gale)
LitFinder is a clearinghouse for poetry, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches since 1976. Audience: middle school through college, general public
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Supports the general reference questions of public library users, this database indexes 2,780 journals, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal with full text for over 1,840 journals, including Consumer Reports and Business Week nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews, and Essential Documents in American History-over 1,000 original historical documents. Audience: general public
MedlinePlus (U. S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health)
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. MedlinePlus is updated daily. Audience: general public
Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
Military & Government Collection provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 370 magazines. Some titles included are Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost. Audience: military personnel, general public
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for over 200 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. This database is updated daily. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale)
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Audience: high school through college, general public
Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press)
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Audience: high school through college, general public
Oxford Reference Online Premium (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Reference Online Premium brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.The Core Collection contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving subscribers unprecedented access to a comprehensive information resource.The Premium Collection offers all of the above, plus added functionality and more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage already provided by the award-winning Core Collection. Audience: high school through college, general public (title list)
Plays (Literature Resources from Gale)
Contains over 1,000 complete plays covering the range of dramatic expression, including one-act plays, puppet plays, Harlinquinades, tragedies, gothic, children's, religious, romantic, historical, and comedic plays. Audience: high school through college, general public
Poems (Literature Resources from Gale)
Comprises the most rounded, inclusive anthology of world poetry ever developed. Full representation is provided for significant periods such as Early English, Middle English, Elizabethan, Romantic, Victorian, 20th Century War Poetry and Modernism. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Professional Collection (Education) (Gale)
Thomson Gale Professional Collection Online is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators and is updated daily. It covers Arts and Humanities, Child and Adolescent Psychology and Development, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Health/Nutrition/Fitness, Learning Disabilities, Literature, School Law, Science and Technology, Social Sciences, and Sport/Athletic Training. Audience: teachers, college, general public
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Professional educators can search over 530 professional education journals and periodicals and locate the full text of articles from 440 titles and images from 150 titles. The collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. Audience: teachers, college, general public

PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources. Audience: medical professionals, high school through college, general public

Regional Business News (EBSCO)
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. Audience: high school through college, general public
Scribner Writers Series (Literature Resources from Gale)
The Scribner Writers Series includes 1,564 essays on authors of all nationalities and time periods. Many authors are seen from multiple perspectives in two, three, or even four essays--a broad biocritical overview as well as specialized treatments. Each essay includes a concise introductory preface and a biography placing the author's work within a personal and historical framework. Audience: K-12, general public
Searchasaurus(EBSCO)
Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials. Audience: elementary school
Serials Solutions (Serials Solutions)
Serials Solutions provides a reference tool to determine which full-text electronic serials are available through the AVL licensed databases. Use Serials Solutions to reduce search time when looking for a specific electronic journal and to find and use AVL resources that may be overlooked. Serials Solutions will help you to know what electronic journals are available in the AVL databases. Audience: middle school through college, general public
SIRS Discoverer (SIRS)
Selective, interactive reference tool of full text articles, many with images, from 1,100 magazines for young readers. Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. Site resources include Spotlight of the Month topics, The World Almanac for Kids, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus and the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia. Audience: elementary through middle school
SIRS Spotlight of the Month (SIRS Discoverer)
Selected articles from the SIRS Researcher database to encourage research and awareness of each month's highlighted topic. Audience: middle school through college, general public
Speeches (Literature Resources from Gale)
Contains speeches which represent the finest examples of recorded oratory from antiquity to moderntimes. Audience: high school through college, general public
Stories (Literature Resources from Gale)
Rich anthology of short stories, providing thousands of full-text short stories plus explanations, biographies, pictures and more. The database is updated constantly with classic and contemporary stories. Audience: high school through college, general public
Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Provides students with the most appropriate research tools for easily obaining the information that they need from their EBSCO databases. Users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels. Audience: middle and high school
Twayne's Authors Series (Literature Resources from Gale)
These series offer literary criticism and in-depth introductions to the lives and works, history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. The electronic publications contain the full text of lengthy articles for 600 authors, 200 each for individual World, US, or English authors. The series supports literary interpretation from high school through college. Audience: high school through college, general public
Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)
Supports vocational and technical courses of study with information from industry and trade-related journals, reviews and newspapers. The database indexes over 510 titles with full text of articles from over 160 titles and nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews. Audience: middle school through college, general public
World Almanac for Kids (SIRS Discoverer)
Easy-to-use reference database complements SIRS Discoverer articles by providing facts and information on a variety of topics including people, countries, animals, the environment and history. Maps and other related graphics are also available. Audience: elementary through middle school, general public
WorldCat
Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. Audience: college
World Data Analyst (Britannica)
This powerful yet easy-to-use online tool lets students analyze countries at a glance. World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. Plus, students can create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching. Students can also link to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. It all leads to better understanding of our ever-changing world. Audience: middle school and above

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