Databases

All databases are available in every branch of the Birmingham Public Library, unless otherwise noted. A JCLC library card can be used to access many of the databases, however licensing restrictions force us to limit access to certain databases to residents of Birmingham.

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Subject Applicable Databases
Portal fo AtoZ Databases including AtoZ Food America, AtoZ World Food, Global Road Warrior, AtoZ World Travel, AtoZ World Business, AtoZ World Culture, AtoZ Maps Online, AtoZ the World, AtoZ the USA, & Lingo LITE. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Access World News provides extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. Search or browse more than 500 million current and archived articles from 139 countries and more than 5000 news sources. The unique interface helps users pinpoint useful information as... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AL.com focus on Birmingham learn more
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Search and view newspapers from throughout the state of Alabama. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers and residents of the State of Alabama with 24/7 online access to premier library and information resources free of charge. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Find titles from across the US and Alabama. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AL.com focus on Birmingham learn more
Publicly Available.
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Search the Lede from The Birmingham News (image version). Find detailed content from the online-only subscription service version of the Birmingham News. Updated daily, it includes editorials, newsletters, and in-depth reporting about local and state-wide politics, sports, and other subjects of... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Search the Lede from The Birmingham News(text version). Find detailed content from the online-only subscription service version of the Birmingham News. Updated daily, it includes editorials, newsletters, and in-depth reporting about local and state-wide politics, sports, and other subjects of... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Search the Birmingham News from 1993 - today. Find full-text articles (text or image) on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Birmingham News. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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The Birmingham Times is a weekly African-American newspaper published in Birmingham, Alabama. It was founded in 1964 by Jesse Lewis Sr. in order to give the local Black community a greater voice during the civil rights struggle. It includes full-text editorials, newsletters, and in-depth reporting... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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This database contains full text articles from newspapers, magazines and journals of ethnic and minority press. The database consists of items from 280+ sources, including local and regional press like: Deep South Jewish Voice: Birmingham, AL; Speakin' Out the News: Huntsville, AL; Atlanta... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Military & Government Collection provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 journals. Publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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[Inside-library; for OFF-SITE select the Outside Library option from Databases page; must create or use existing NYT account free of charge]. Enjoy Complimentary All Access to New York Times News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, and The Athletic from anywhere via 24-hour access codes. Once on the... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
[Outside-library; for ON-SITE select the Inside Library option from Databases page; no NYT account necessary]. Enjoy Complimentary All Access to New York Times News, Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, and The Athletic from anywhere via 24-hour access codes. Once on the Landing Page, the access code... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Access World News provides extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. Search or browse more than 500 million current and archived articles from 139 countries and more than 5000 news sources. The unique interface helps users pinpoint useful information as... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Find titles from across the US and Alabama. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
The database provides full text to 35 national & international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, and The (London) Times. As well, the database contains selected full text for more than 375 regional U.S. newspapers (including local press The... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points... learn more
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This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily. learn more
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Salem Press Online Collection Curated Free Content from Salem Press and Greyhouse Publishing to explore current events through an historical lens. Includes History(African-American Writing, Opinions Throughout History, This Is Who We Are, Value of a Dollar, & Warrior Peoples) & Health (Health... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Explore The USA through local news, events and people with The USA TODAY. Search current and archived issues, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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[In-library; for OFF-SITE use https://0-partner.wsj.com.vulcan.bham.lib.al.us/p/1148200010/enter-redemption-code/P2999H482KTU] ]... Must create WSJ account... Need unrivaled insights on business, markets and politics? The Wall Street Journal provides the news and analysis you need to make the most... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
[Outside of Library; for ON-SITE use wsj.com/access/birminghampl]... Must create WSJ account... Need unrivaled insights on business, markets and politics? The Wall Street Journal provides the news and analysis you need to make the most of every opportunity with WSJ. Politics. Business.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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