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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Subject Applicable Databases
Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life. The program enables patrons to complete personal assessments, explore career and school options, and build a portfolio of their interests, experiences,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive career research database, providing detailed and up-to-date profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries. This database now contains hundreds of new, in-depth job and industry descriptions; as well as a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Gale Courses offers hundreds of online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Gale Courses offers hundreds of online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month. learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Why just point someone in the right direction when you can provide a path? Testing & Education Reference Center is a valuable online tool learners can use for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Why just point someone in the right direction when you can provide a path? Testing & Education Reference Center is a valuable online tool learners can use for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Skill-building and test preparation materials for standardized tests. Interactive practice exams based on official exams. Scoring and analysis of practice test responses. Basic skills, college preparatory, civil service, GED, and some specific careers. Career Preparation - Make your work goals a... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to... learn more
Publicly Available.
Full Text Available.
Remote Access Available.
Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and... learn more
Publicly Available.
Remote Access Available.
Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Courses cover the freshest and most relevant content on leadership and management, coding, design, marketing, IT operations, data science,... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
For work-related information in a variety of fields, EBSCOhost Web's special vocational and career collection contains articles in over 360 trade and industry related periodicals. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
  
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