Saraland Public Library Closing

Saraland Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 thru Saturday, June 15, 2024, due to roof repair work.  Alternate locations are Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch at 601 Stanton Rd., or Moorer/Spring Hill Branch at 4 S. McGregor Ave., or Ben May Main Library at 701 Government St.

Saraland Public Library will reopen on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Academic Search Premier

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This multi-disciplinary database includes 1,046 journals with searchable cited references.
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Access World News Research Collection

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Explore and stay informed on local, national, and international topics, people, and events. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world.

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Access World News: U.S. Newspapers

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Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with this large collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.
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African-American History Online

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Covering more than 500 years of the African-American history. Read about key figures and events, examine famous speeches and other primary sources, and get context from the timelines.

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Alt HealthWatch

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A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
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Ancestry Library Edition

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Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
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Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.

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Historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

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Book Collection: Nonfiction

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A cross-curricular database providing abstracts and searchable full text for thousands of nonfiction books.

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Britannica Academic

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Designed for college and university libraries and provides access to comprehensive information, as well as the combination of Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.
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Britannica Library

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Britannica Library provides access to three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and Reference Center. Users can choose the age-appropriate level that best suits their needs.
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Business Plan Handbook

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Sample plans from business in the manufacturing, retail, and service industries.
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Business Source Premier

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Curation and indexing of open access journals, with a growing collection of over one thousand active open access journals.
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Candid Community Foundation Directory

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Nonprofits and individuals seeking funding, scholarships, or fellowships can access Foundation Directory to find and connect with funders.
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Career Alabama

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Receive one-to-one, real-time assistance with your job search. Online tutors are available to help navigate online job sites, complete applications, write/review resumes and cover letters and even practice for an interview.

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Chilton Library

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Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
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