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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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.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
The site, collegescorecard.ed.gov, can tell you a lot about a school – from its graduation rate and the earnings of former students, to how much debt you can expect to take on. The site has been recently updated by the U.S. Department of Education, adding new data, details and restoring a few... learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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.
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to... learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and... learn more
Publicly 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.
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.
For work-related information in a variety of fields, EBSCOhost Web's special vocational and career collection contains articles in over 360 trade and industry related periodicals. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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.
  
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