The AVL is a reality today because of the incredible grassroots efforts by Alabama citizens. Town hall meetings were held in communities throughout the state both to assess needs and to promote the concept of a virtual library for all. This page archives some of the materials used in the grassroots effort.
- A Miracle for the Millenium: How the Alabama Virtual Library Governance Succeeds (reprinted with permission from The Alabama Librarian, a publication of the Alabama Library Association, Inc.) (Released in 2005)
- Medina, Sue O. (2008) “The Alabama Vision.” Against the Grain: Vol. 20: Iss. 1, Article 14. https://www.docs.lib.purdue.edu/atg/vol20/iss1/14 (posted with permission)
- Morgan, Josie. "Turning a Dream into a Virtual Reality of Statewide Information Sharing." Computers in Libraries. January 2001: 51-55. Academic Search Premier. EBSCOhost. Huntsville, AL. Alabama Virtual Library. 19 July 2007 https://www.ebsco.com.