World Book Online Now Available at Jefferson County Public Libraries
Thanks to the Alabama Public Library Service, all Jefferson County public libraries have access to World Book Online. The link to the online encyclopedia can be found on the Birmingham Public Library's Encyclopedias and Dictionaries databases page.
World Book Online Reference Center features: all articles from the 22-volume print set plus over 8,000 more; over 12,000 pictures and maps; 10,000 sounds, including pronunciations; more than 100 videos and animations; 60,000 cross-reference links; more than 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites.
Access requires a library card.