Databases

Library databases provide a variety of content and services to library patrons at no charge.  Popular magazine titles, research articles, homework help, and genealogy resources can all be found in various library databases.  Database access for Parnell Memorial Library is provided by the Harrison Regional Library, the Alabama Virtual Library, and the Alabama Public Library Service. 

A full list of the the Harrison Regional Library provided databases can by found here. A full list of the Alabama Virtual Library provided databases can be found here.  

Below are our featured databases.

GalePowerSearch Opens in new windowGale Power SearchGale Power Search allows users to simultaneously search 23 cross-searchable Gale databases.  Users will find both scholarly and popular titles in these collections, as well as audiovisual content.

Access to Gale Power Search and other Gale products in provided courtesy of the Alabama Virtual Library.
heritagequest Opens in new windowHeritage Quest OnlineHeritageQuest Online is a collection of American genealogical records including U.S. Federal Censuses, family history and genealogy books, and more.

Access to HeritageQuest Online is provided courtesy of the Harrison Regional Library.
homework help Opens in new windowHomework Alabama
Homework Alabama connects learners with live tutors.  Students from Kindergarten through College can get free one on one help from a tutor Sunday through Saturday 3 PM to 10 PM.  Tutors assist students in math, science, English, social studies or writing.

Adults can receive one-on-one assistance with their job search including resume review, application completion, and conducting job searches.

Access to Homework Alabama is provided by the Alabama Public Library Service.
Learningexpresslogo Opens in new windowLearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library provides online course material and more to assist users from Elementary School to Career.  It includes a school center with resources for young students in various subjects and grade levels.  It has test prep materials for high school students getting ready for AP Exams, ACT, SAT and other tests.  It has courses for adult learners looking to increase skills or prepare for occupation related exams.  It also has resources for Spanish speakers.

Access to LearningExpress Library is provided courtesy of the Alabama Public Library Service.
MedlinePlus Opens in new windowMedlinePlusMedlinePlus provides extensive health information from the National Institutes of Health.  This up to date and authoritative consumer health resource provides information on over 650 diseases and disorders, as well as an extensive listing of drug and supplement information.

MedlinePlus is provided courtesy of the National Institute of Health.