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.
This resource can only be accessed while in the Thomas B. Norton Public Library. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Sales leads, employment, friends, relatives, and much more with a valid library card! AtoZdatabases allows you to quickly find detailed profiles on businesses and residents across the U.S. This tool can be used to search individual job postings or to conduct research on various business marketing interests.
This slide presentation is designed to guide patrons on their journey of career development with special emphasis on job search in local companies of the Gulf Shores and Baldwin County region.
Careers - Occupational Outlook
Occupational Outlook Handbook is one of the most extensive resources for exploring careers and occupations. Most entries include a summary, description, environment, education, training, pay, outlook, state and area data, similar occupations, and more. Whether deciding upon your first job, changing careers, or just curious about a profession or occupation, this is a great place to start.
ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as, many new vehicles. This continuously updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks. You need a Thomas B. Norton library card to use this resource.
Searchable database to answer your health questions including those about COVID-19. This resource is available to Gulf Shores Library card holders only. You will be prompted to type your library card number.
This is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education. When you cannot obtain print copies of classics, they can many times be found here.
These guides contain thorough summaries and insightful critical analyses. They offer more than 500 guides for English literature, Shakespeare, and a vast number of guides for history, math, biology, and other subjects. The most popular guides now include quick quizzes, so you can test your retention before the test.