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. Visit the AVL here: hmcpl.org/avl.
Alabama Virtual Library
AVL first checks to see if you are physically located within the state of Alabama. If users travel or live out of state then they will need an AVL card to access AVL resources while geographically outside of Alabama. If you live near the state line, your IP address may be accidentally identified as a non-Alabama location, so you may need an AVL card just in case.