Selected Web sites compiled by Kathy Jones and Amy Prendergast, Reference Librarians


Alabama Information Sources
Alabama's Major Microforms Collections: index to the sets held by Alabama libraries.
AlaWeb : The official Alabama homepage.
Encyclopedia of Alabama

Business & Economics

For a guide to printed information on this topic, see Mobile Market.

BLS Most Requested Series : Publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Consumer Price Indexes
Alabama Unemployment Rate
Corporations Inquiry System/Alabama Secretary of State : "depository for records of companies incorporated under Alabama law and foreign corporations qualified to conduct business in Alabama. to top of page


Birmingham, Alabama
City of Huntsville, Alabama
Online Montgomery

Crime Statistics

Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center: Statistical Analysis

Culture & Arts

Alabama Authors : Compiled by members of the Alabama Library Association
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Mississippi Review & Center for Writers : Monthly literary magazine published by the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi to top of page


Alabama Commission On Higher Education
Alabama Homeschool Organizations
Auburn University
Auburn University Libraries
Mobile County Public Schools
The University of Alabama Home Page
University of Alabama Libraries
University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB, Mervyn H. Sterne Library
UAB, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences
USA Homepage
USA Biomedical Library Homepage to top of page


Alabama Water Watch
GORP - Alabama National Wildlife Refuges

Government The official Alabama homepage.
Alabama Department of Revenue : Includes downloadable state tax forms.
Alabama Legislature: search for your representatives by zip code or address.
Alabama State Agency Contact Information
Constitution of Alabama -- 1901
Alabama Counties
ALISON: Alabama Legislative Information System Online to top of page


Alabama Civil War Map of Battles
Alabama Department of Archives and History
Alabama Heritage: Table of Contents
Alabama Historical Association
Alabama Historical Quarterly: Table of Contents
Alabama Mosaic: digital repository of materials on Alabama
Alabama Review - Table of Contents
Alabama's Major Microforms Collections: index to the sets held by Alabama libraries.
Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
Documenting the American South
Freedmen and Southern Society Project: "Original and transcribed letters and documents written by slaves and freedmen/women about slavery and emancipation."
Gulf Coast Historical Review - Table of Contents
History & Culture: National Park Service Cultural Resources
Mobile Medical Museumto top of page

Jobs and Wages

Alabama Career Information Network System: was SOICC.
Alabama Labor Market Information Division: includes wage survey and occupational statistics.
Alabama State Employment Service


Alabama Divorce Law : This is part of a larger, searchable, site on divorce law and information.
Alabama Legal Information Center : Some features are only available through subscription. Check the Alalinc FAQs for more information on subscription costs.
Alabama Attorney's General Office
Alabama State Bar : Searchable site. Contains links to other state bar associations.
ALISON: Alabama Legislative Information System Online
Code of Alabama: Searchable. Click left-side tab "Code of Ala".
Code of Alabama: useful if you know the section you need. to top of page


City of Mobile


City of Mobile: city government information, proposed budget, City Council news
City of Mobile, Municipal Code: searchable
City of Mobile Map
City of Mobile Officials
County of Mobile: includes the budget, county bids, and facts about the county.
Mardi Gras in Mobile
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Convention and Visitor's Corporation
Mobile County Public Schools
Mobile Medical Museum
Mobile: Mother of Mystics -- Mardi Gras in Mobile
Mobile Public Library 
Mobile Regional Airport
Mobile County Probate Court: searchable
Revenue Commissioner's Office Mobile County to top of page

News & Media

Newslink: Alabama newspapers, including daily, non-daily, business and campus papers.
Alabama Live : Stories from the Mobile Register, Huntsville Times, and Birmingham News.
Alabama Press Association
Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
Mobile Press Register Home Page
Mobile Register : Searchable fulltext 1992 to present, 10/01 - 1/10/03 currently unavailable.
Birmingham News Archives Online: 1993 - present. Searching is free but there is a charge for the article.
Birmingham Post Herald
Harbinger :biweekly newspaper published in Mobile.
Huntsville Times
Monroe Journal
Vanguard : University of South Alabama student newspaper.
Current State Flags - Alabama - Missouri

Recreation & Tourism

Alabama Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau
Online CityGuide - Alabama
Alabama Sports Hall of Fameto top of page