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
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.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
FinancialFit is a free e-learning resource containing short, easy-to-understand lessons, videos and interactive tools to help you navigate all areas of personal finance. Log in to FinancialFit to learn the basics of monthly budgeting, planning for emergencies, setting up bank accounts and much... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Part of the Gale Business Suite: A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
A guide to more than 4,500 angel investment groups, business incubators, venture capital firms, associations, and resources needed to help entrepreneurs start or grow their business. -site learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
The Khan Academy library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Stock and mutual fund reports. Portfolio X-Ray feature allows user to create portfolio to see how investments work together. Screener feature allows user to identify stocks or funds meeting their personal criteria. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
[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.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
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.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
[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.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
  
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