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 Birmingham News Archives with this description: Click here to search the Birmingham News archives from 1993 - today. Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Birmingham News. Updated daily, it includes obituaries,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Foundation Maps is a data visualization platform for philanthropy. We partner with a wide variety of foundations and other organizations on custom projects that apply our technology to their particular field or interest, from Foundation Funding for U.S. Democracy, which shows funding for... learn more
Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
The photograph collection depicts some of Birmingham’s prominent historic landmarks, pop culture palaces, businesses, churches, government buildings, gathering spaces, and people. While some of these structures have survived to the present, others are only memories. These photos form a composite... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
THOMAS, a service of the Library of Congress, provides information on the activities of the U.S. Congress. The scope of offerings THOMAS currently includes such features and content as: Bills, Resolutions; Activity in Congress; Congressional Record; Schedules, Calendars; Committee Information;... learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Britannica Online School Edition offers teachers and students access to three complete encyclopedias, the Encyclopedia Britannica, the Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia that ensure consistency with classroom-topics and age-appropriate language. Teacher and... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
  
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