AVL Database Descriptions

Alabama Virtual Library provides free access to numerous reliable online research databases for all Alabama residents.... Click on an AVL resource below to view its description. To view AVL's Collection Policy, please click here.

hsce_200_sm.pngHealth Source: Consumer Edition is a collection of consumer health information that provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books.

Audience: High School, College & University, and General Public

hsna_200_sm.pngHealth Source: Nursing/Academic Edition is a full-text database that covers nursing and allied health topics including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, and more.

Audience: College & University, Medical Professionals, and General Public

hrc_200_sm.pngHistory Reference Center is a full-text database that covers topics in U.S. and world history from the earliest civilizations through the 21st century.

Audience: High School, College & University, and General Public

haa_2020_sm2.jpgHuman Anatomy Atlas 2020 provides access to medically accurate male and female 3D gross anatomy models and includes MRI and CT scans, dissection tool, augmented reality, and more.

Audience: High School, College & University, Medical Professionals, and General Public

ebsco_sm_0.jpgImage Collection via MasterFile Premier is made available through EBSCOhost proprietary databases including Academic Search Premier, Academic Search Elite, MasterFILE Premier, and Middle Search Plus.

Audience: Middle School, High School, College & University, and General Public

lista_200_sm.pngLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) provides indexing and abstracts for books, key journals, research reports, and more.

Audience: College & University, Media Specialists, and General Public

mas_ultra_200_sm.pngMAS Ultra Student Edition is a full-text reference database designed for high school libraries that provides access to popular magazines and e-books covering a variety of subjects.

Audience: High School, College & University, and General Public

mfp_200_sm_0.pngMasterFILE Premier is designed for public libraries and provides access to collections of full-text magazines, e-books, and primary source documents.

Audience: Libraries and General Public

mlp_sm.jpgMedlinePlus provides access to health and wellness information for free. MedlinePlus content includes information on the latest medical treatments, research information on drug supplements, access to the A.D.A.M Medical Encyclopedia, and more.

Audience: General Public

msp_200_sm.pngMiddle Search Plus is a full-text database that provides access to popular middle school magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and more.

Audience: Middle School

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