About the AVL - Archives
All about the Alabama Virtual Library
- Easily find the Lexile level of any Elementary or Middle school article on Britannica School! The Lexile measure can be found by clicking the Teacher tab in each article. A Lexile measure is a valuable piece of information about either an individual's reading ability or the difficulty of a text.
About the AVL - ArchivesThis section archives promotional materials from the earliest days of the AVL.
The AVL is a reality today because of the incredible grassroots efforts by Alabama citizens. Town hall meetings were held in communities throughout the state both to assess needs and to promote the concept of a virtual library for all. This page archives some of the materials used in the grassroots effort.
- State Board of Education Resolution
- Press Release: AVL funded by legislature
- What is a virtual library?
- Organizations Contributing to the Grassroots Effort
- A Miracle for the Millenium: How the Alabama Virtual Library Governance Succeeds (reprinted with permission from The Alabama Librarian, a publication of the Alabama Library Association, Inc.)
- Medina, Sue. “The Alabama Vision.” Against the Grain. February 2008: 28, 30. <http://www.against-the-grain.com>. (posted with permission)
- Morgan, Josie. "Turning a Dream into a Virtual Reality of Statewide Information Sharing." Computers in Libraries. January 2001: 51-55. Academic Search Premier. EBSCOhost. Huntsville, AL. Alabama Virtual Library.19 July 2007 <http://web.ebscohost.com>.
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