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 is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.
The AVL uses geolocation technology to help determine if a user is located in the state of Alabama. If the user can be GeoIP authenticated then they are automatically logged in to use AVL resources.