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

eBooks from The Alabama Virtual Library include ebook encyclopedia from Britannica, Gale and Oxford Reference. Includes Native Peoples of America, Discover America, Illustrated Science Encyclopedia, the Discovery Library (for younger readers), Inside Sports, and more!

The Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one interface. This general interest database offers the content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

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The NEW LearningExpress Library has resources to help improve math and reading skills, take practice tests for jobs, prepare for the GED, ACT or SAT, download ebooks and more.

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering subject areas of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

With information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles included, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more, NoveList Plus is a complete readers' resource. The Friends of the Library have provided funding for Novelist Select which brings Novelist content to our online catalog when you view your searches.

How to: Use Novelist

Online database with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students including BookTalks, Recommended Reads book lists, annotations, first chapter excerpts, as well as tools like Lexile scores for grade levels and popularity ratings. Use your library card number to log in from home.

How to: Use Novelist

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.

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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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