Learning Resources Center

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.
- Association of College and Research Libraries, Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (2015)

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Library Resources for Psychology

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Alabama Virtual Library


The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. The AVL is available to all Alabama residents, as well as to students who attend colleges and universities in Alabama.  If you are located in Alabama, you should be able to connect to the AVL by going to the website – www.avl.lib.al.us.  If you are a student who lives ou of state, you may send an email to online.library@faulknerstate.edu and we will send you and AVL username and password.

Access the Alabama Virtual Library

How to Use the Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) Guide

Note: The AVL link given above will work if you are on campus and if you have an Alabama-based IP address. If you cannot access the AVL from home, you can contact the Faulkner State Library or Learning Resource Centers for a card.  If you are a current Faulkner student, regardless of your state of residence, you can get an AVL card from the Faulkner State Library on the Bay Minette campus or from the Fairhope or Gulf Shores Learning Resources Centers. If you are not a Faulkner State student but you are an Alabama resident, you can get an AVL card from your local public library, as well.