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.

ifme_sm.jpgGale OneFile: Informe Academico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. Gale OneFile: Informe Academico offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.

Audience: All

ppgs_sm.jpgGale OneFile: Science helps researchers remain current with the latest developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and more.

Audience: High School, College, and General Public

ppvc_sm.jpgGale OneFile: Vocations and Careers provides access to magazines and journals that aid in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. Users can access hundreds of current periodicals, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Audience: High School, College, and General Public

psx_sm.jpgGale PowerSearch provides access to periodical, reference, multimedia, and primary source information.

Audience: Middle School through College and General Public

gf_200_sm.pngGreenFILE covers the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and governments and what can be done to minimize negative impacts. GreenFILE provides access to thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government, and general interest sources.

Audience: High School through College and General Public

Logo image for Health InfoNet of AlabamaHealth InfoNet of Alabama is a free, consumer health information service of the Alabama public and medical libraries. Health InfoNet of Alabama is designed as a service for online users and a gateway to quality information resources.

Audience: High School through College and General Public

hsce_200_sm.pngHealth Source: Consumer Edition provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books, and searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Audience: High School through College and General Public

hsna_200_sm.pngHealth Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides allied health professionals, nurses, medical educators, and researchers with access to full-text scholarly journals that focus on many medical disciplines. Topics covered are pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law, and more.

Audience: College, Medical Professionals, and General Public