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Online Books

Ebrary   Ebrary is an online database of over 70,000 digital books from over 35 of the world’s leading publishers. Illustrations are included. Users can browse, view, search, copy, and print. Students and faculty members will be authenticated through your Stillman Blackboard account. Ebrary collections cover many academic disciplines including:
  • Art
  • Biology & Life Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Computers & IT
  • Education
  • Engineering & Technology
  • English, Literature, & Linguistics
  • History & Political Science
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary & Area Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law, International Relations & Public Policy
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing & Allied Health
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology & Social Work
  • Religion, Theology, Philosophy, & Classics
  • Sociology & Anthropology

Online Journals

Alabama Virtual Library: The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state. Includes:
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Literature
  • News
  • Reference
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
JSTOR: Scholarly journals in
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • History
  • Language & Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
InfoTrac: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics
  • Business
  • Computers
  • Current events
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental issues
  • Health care
  • Hobbies
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Literature and art
  • Politics
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Many general interest topics.


WilsonWeb Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition allows electronic access to full text articles, page images, article abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals. Coverage back as early as 1982 ensures that every search is as deep as it is broad. Users have access to information on virtually any subject.

Biography Reference Bank combines Current Biography, the World Authors series, the Junior Authors & Illustrators series, plus other Wilson biographical resources with the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, and full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases.