Online Resources

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1000 Books Before Kindergartena free program that encourages you to read 1,000 books with your child before he or she starts kindergarten
Beanstacka web-based application geared toward families with young readers to help them find books that fit their needs and interests. Patrons are also able to customize their profiles and log books they have read to receive badges, earn certificates and receive real world rewards.
Alabama Virtual Libraryprovides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.
ReferenceUSAis the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. The database selections and real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast! ReferenceUSA’s quality information helps researchers, students and job-seekers answer a wide variety of questions, and saves them valuable time and money.

 

Research Databases

Alabama Virtual Library  provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.

referenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. The database selections and real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast! ReferenceUSA’s quality information helps researchers, students and job-seekers answer a wide variety of questions, and saves them valuable time and money.

 

Online Resources

Alabama Public Library Resources Page  With the closure of many libraries around the state due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, APLS is working with its vendors to provide Alabamians temporary access to several different online resources to use in this time of need.

Camellia Net is our site for downloadable eBooks and audio books.

Homework Alabama is an online tutoring program available to students 4th grade and above. Students have access to live tutors who are qualified to assist students in a variety of subjects.

Kanopy gives you access to thousands of movies and documentaries with your library card.

Learning Express Library  is a great tool for students who need help preparing for any number of standardized tests. It allows patrons to practice the test and provides helpful study hints.