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Subject Applicable Databases
Contains information from thousands of nonfiction books for grades K-12. The database includes full text entries on social studies and science, careers, health, sports, history, and technology. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Don't let reading quizzes get you down, study up with BookTest Online. With BookTest Online you can test your knowledge and develop memory recall for your favorite books. Click on "Book Search" to get started. Come to any BPL library to get free access to this great resource. learn more
Birmingham Public Library - In Library Use Only.
The Directory of Open Access Books is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books with an Open Access license (free to download and share) and meet academic standards. The directory contains works from 33 publishers and is growing. learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of more than 120,000 literary figures from all time periods in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, etc. Full-text, excerpted, and commissioned essays. Explanations and overviews of prominent literary works. Links to about 5,000... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
LitFinder provides the opportunity to study great literary works by offering access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, and plays. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
A digital library consisting of Greek and Roman Materials, Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser, Arabic Materials, Germanic Materials, and 19th-Century American, Renaissance Materials. learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Readthebooks.com covers K-8 grades. It contains reading lists for the Birmingham-area schools. You can find books to read by topic or reading level. The majority of the books are Acclerated Reader (AR) books. learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Scribner Writers Online includes American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection and World and Genre Writers Collection learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Something About the Author Online brings you comprehensive online access to all volumes of Gale's award-wining reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. You'll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Twayne's Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
  
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