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The Alabama Administrative Code is a compilation of the rules of all state agencies covered by the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act. The Code is compiled by agency generally in alphabetical order by agency name and includes a table of contents for each agency's rules. learn more
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Provides a wide selection of Alabama legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just... learn more
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This US Congressional resource provides a searchable database of all members of Congress from 1774 to present. The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress includes the position, party, year, and state of each member of congress. learn more
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of... learn more
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The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. learn more
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The award-winning The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Through FDsys, you are able to: Search for documents and publications; Browse for documents and publications; Access metadata about documents and publications;... learn more
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Foundation Directory Online Professional provides subscribers with access to an unprecedented wealth of timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Included is a searchable database of the entire universe of over 92,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking... learn more
Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online allows users to quickly search through detailed descriptions of more than 8,300 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. This unique online database — the only one devoted exclusively to the needs of... learn more
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Military & Government Collection provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 journals. Publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military... learn more
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Philanthropy In/Sight is an interactive mapping tool that combines the Foundation Center's rich data on grantmakers and their grants with familiar Google maps to tell the story of philanthropy. Choosing from a wide range of customization options, you can quickly create maps that reveal patterns... learn more
Birmingham Public Library (Central) - In Library Use Only.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States compiled from both government and non-government sources. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people learn more
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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
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The U.S. Serial Set, an ongoing collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, captures every aspect of American life from the early 19th century onward, from farming, to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
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