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.
EBSCO's new database interface designed for elementary and middle school students. Replaces Searchasaurus, Kids Search, and Student Research Center. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive career research database, providing detailed and up-to-date profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries. This database now contains hundreds of new, in-depth job and industry descriptions; as well as a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications with information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn how to get your Alabama learner's permit or driver's license. See Alabama DMV manuals and Alabama DMV practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL). Site includes an exam simulator and DMV-related FAQ. learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
  
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