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.

pubmed_db.jpgPubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to life science journals, online books, and more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE.

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

rbn_200_sm.pngRegional Business News provides access to full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces.

Audience: High School through College and General Public

tblogo_db.jpgTeachingBooks provides deeper connections to the books young people are reading through 230,000+ videos, audio, and online resources. TeachingBooks also provides access to Meet-the-Author interviews, Read-along book recordings, Video Book Trailers, Leveled Lesson Plans, and more.

Audience: Pre-K through High School, Educators, and General Public

vcc_200_sm.pngVocational & Career Collection provides high schools, community colleges, trade institutions, and the general public with access to full-text coverage for trade and industry related periodicals.

Audience: Middle School through College and General Public

worldcat_sm_db.jpgWorldCat provides users with the ability to search the collections of libraries in their community, as well as libraries around the world.

Audience: College