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Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world’s leading journals and reference sources.

Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 6,800 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Academic Search Premier (AVL) - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 3,500 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Elite is a section of this database.

Accessible Archives Full-text Dabatases - Full-text database of 18th and 19th Century newspapers including African American newspapers.

Alabama Maps - Freely accessible maps maintained by the Cartographic Research Laboratory, which is based at University of Alabama. Collection includes historical and current maps of Alabama and beyond.

Alabama Mosaic (AVL) - Digital repository of images relating Alabama’s history, culture, places, and people.

Aluka - Digital library of resources from and about Africa..

Becomeopedia.com - Description about various professions, the process and training needed to become a particular profession, along with salary and potential career paths.

Black Studies Center - Central location for resources useful for Black studies instruction and research: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals, and The Chicago Defender (1910-1975).

BlackPast - Reference and primary source center related to African American and African history.

Britannica E-books (AVL) - Unlimited access to 325 E-Books for ages 4 to adult, covering topics such as Biographies, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Culture, & Tradition, Science & Math, and Sports.

Camellia Net - Shared e-audiobook and Adobe e-book collection.

Career Library (AVL) - Resource to help prepare for college or the workforce.

CareerOneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

Census Bureau - Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Commerce.gov - Census, business, technology and weather information per the Department of Commerce.

Documenting the American South - Sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service - Gateway to electronic journal articles that can be searched by subject, title, author or text word.

Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.

Encyclopedia of Alabama - History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.

Federal Digital System - Electronic access to information products produced by the Federal Government’s Government Printing Office.

General OneFile (AVL) - Comprehensive news and periodical article source from 1980 to the present.

Historical Newspapers Online - Links to historic U.S. newspapers (19th and 20th centuries) fully accessible in digital archives, collections and libraries on the Web.

History Reference Center (AVL) - Full-text from history reference books and encyclopedias, historical documents, biographies, photos and maps, media clips, and 60 history magazines.

In the First Person - Free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.

JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences I and IV consist of an archive of over 200 refereed, scholarly journals.

Lexis Nexis Academic - Provides state profiles, country profiles, and government and political news.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute - Information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and the movements that were/are inspired by him.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Oxford African American Studies Center - Reference and editorial collection concerning African American history and culture.

Oxford Journals Online - Oxford University-published journals which cover a wide range of subjects including biology, economics, health sciences, political science, social work, and technology.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.

Public Agenda for Citizens - Non-partisan information on public policy issues along with editorials.

Science.gov - Science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.

SIRS Discoverer (AVL) - Search in multiple or individual SIRS databases which include SIRS Researcher (general reference, health, business), SIRS Government Reporter (government documents, reference), and SIRS Renaissance (arts, humanities).

State and Local Government on the Net - State and Local government Internet directory.

State Agency Databases - Links to information published by state, subject, and other resources.

Stateline.org - Nonprofit, nonpartisan new site reporting on trends and issues in state policy and politics.

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database - Information about the voyages, estimates, and images concerning the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Vocational and Career Collection (AVL) - Full-text for over 170 vocational and general periodicals.

World Digital Library - Digital artifacts spanning the history of civilization.

World Factbook - Published by the Central Intelligence Agency, this factbook provides political and economic information for every country and territory.

Atlantic Slave Trade CD-ROM - Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.