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.

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

hrc_200_sm.pngHistory Reference Center covers both U.S. and world history topics and provides access to full-text historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents.

Audience: High School through College and General Public

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Human Anatomy Atlas 2020 provides access to 3D models of all major organs and systems of the male and female body. Access MRI and CT scans, dissection tools, quizzes, lab activities, lesson plans, and more. Supported languages are Deutsch, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese.

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

mfp_200_sm.pngMasterFILE Premier provides access to full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. MasterFILE Premier also includes an image collection that contains photos, maps, and flags.

Audience: General Public

lista_200_sm.pngLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) provides indexing and abstracting for hundreds of key journals, books, and research reports. Subjects covered are bibliometrics, cataloging, classification, information management, librarianship, online information retrieval, and more.

Audience: Media Specialists, College, and General Public

mas_ultra_200_sm.pngMAS Ultra Student Edition provides access to full-text magazines, reference books, and primary source documents that cover many subjects including science, history, and health. MAS Ultra School Edition also includes a image collection that contains photos, maps, flags, and color PDFs.

Audience: High School, College, and General Public

mfp_200_sm_0.pngMasterFILE Premier provides access to full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. MasterFILE Premier also includes an image collection that contains photos, maps, and flags.

Audience: General Public

mlp_sm.jpgMedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in a language that is easy to understand. Medline Plus provides access to the latest medical research, clinical trials, meanings of words, and medical videos and illustrations. Links to clinical trials, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, directories, medical encyclopedias, and health information in Spanish are also available.

Audience: General Public

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