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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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 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. The online checklist is based upon the Library's 1981 publication... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Users will be able to cross-search Literature Resource Center, LitFinder, Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism, Twayne’s Authors, and Scribner Writers. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
  
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