LIFELONG LEARNING DATABASES AND LINKS


PREMIUM DATABASES

Databases brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and the Alabama Virtual Library:

Book Collection: Nonfiction contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.


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Britannica Library includes the Complete Encyclopædia, the Student Encyclopædia and the Junior Encyclopædia. There are more than 150,000 articles, links to over 20,000 Internet sites reviewed by Britannica editors, as well as over 750 full text journals and magazines.

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and find this database listed alphabetically.


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Chilton is the world’s most comprehensive and trusted automotive repair database with easy-to-follow, step-by-step repair guidance on thousands of cars and trucks from 1940 to the present.

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Find the Chilton Library
on the Alabama Residents page.

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The Culinary Arts Collection offers a smorgasbord of information--more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.

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Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.

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For hobbyists and professionals with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

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Going back to school? Preparing for your GED? Taking the Citizenship Test? Get the help you need, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by connecting with a professional, online tutor. Tutor.com offers one-to-one, real-time tutoring in math, science, English, social writing, GED preparation and citizenship preparation. See how it works before you connect. https://youtu.be/LzArJoT-fdM. Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking tutors are available 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Every Day.

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Designed for professional educators, this database provides a specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.


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A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages. Accessible via PC, Mac, or downloadable app to mobile device or tablet. Create an account with your library card.


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Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

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and find this eBook in the Gale Virtual Reference Library under Education.

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Learn on your own time. Video-based courses for people interested in professional or personal growth. Get feedback from professional instructors and connect with other students. Courses available 24/7 in over 30 subject areas, from Personal Finance to Yoga.

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