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.

Looking for a particular magazine? Try our electronic journals listing.
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Spotlight Resources
The "WPA Index to Alabama Biography" was a Works Progress Administration project begun in the 1930’s then abandoned when funding for the WPA was curtailed. Although the index was never completed, over 97 titles such as Who's Who in America, other biographical dictionaries, and local histories were... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
The Lexi-PALS Drug Guide is a database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format. The database consists of over... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Birmingham's guide to local diabetes resources. The website is sponsored and developed by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation for the Cities for Life grant, as well as the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn Web and computer programming fundamentals and languages through a series of training tracks. Topics include web fundamentals, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, Python and Ruby. learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
ERIC is one of the most widely used and comprehensive databases of information in thef field of education, containing full text of more than 2,200 digests as well as citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
  
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