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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Spotlight Resources
JCLC is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. Users with a library card can read digital magazines alongside ebooks and audiobooks on Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive, or by visiting... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
The Best Online Resource for DMV Practice Tests with links to driving tests for each state. Did you know? 40% of applicants fail their DMV written test the first time. Don’t be one of them! Train with DMV Permit Test to pass your official DMV test. Take a practice test. Review the correct... learn more
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Portal fo AtoZ Databases including AtoZ Food America, AtoZ World Food, Global Road Warrior, AtoZ World Travel, AtoZ World Business, AtoZ World Culture, AtoZ Maps Online, AtoZ the World, AtoZ the USA, & Lingo LITE. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ Food America contains more than 2,000 state, regional, and ethnic recipes—including food culture articles—as well as historical and reference articles including an ingredients section. AtoZ Food America is the largest food database of its kind focused solely on diverse American... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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LingoLITE helps users learn basic words and phrases in 30 languages using interactive native speaker videos. LingoLITE is a vocabulary builder and contains thousands of native speaker video clips in 30 languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Chinese, Farsi,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ World Travel includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ World Food contains more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredient, food culture, and reference articles, making it the largest food database of its kind. AtoZ World Food was designed for culinary institutes, students, world travelers, cooking... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ World Culture includes 121 topics for 175 countries. Starting with a country snapshot and cultural overview, topics include: climate; food and recipes; history; language; maps; money and much more. AtoZ World Culture includes teaching tools and lesson plans for educators. AtoZ World... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ the USA to its online reference offerings. This new library database is an unmatched resource for information about the people, culture, geography, government, history, indigenous peoples, food, and symbols of the US states and the United States itself. ABC the USA was designed for... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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AtoZ Maps Online to its online reference offerings. This new library resource is the world’s largest database of downloadable, royalty-free maps for student and library patron use. More than 100,000 maps are available in 48 categories. Users will find world, regional, country, and state maps as... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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