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A-Z Databases

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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
This 3D atlas of the human body provides interactive models of the body's systems: nervous, skeletal, circulatory, muscular, digestive, urinary, lymphatic, endocrine, and reproductive.
Note: You can access this program through a computer browser with an internet connection. In addition, an app for mobile devices (for phones and tablets) is available. Instructions for accessing and downloading the app (via the App Store and Google Play) are provided on the site.
For usage instructions, go to the Human Anatomy Atlas (Visible Body) guide.
Carmichael Library patrons have access to streaming movies through Kanopy. These films cannot be streamed in public, but can only be viewed in a classroom setting or by individual students and faculty. To request a film, email To view the catalog, visit

Note: To view the films on a mobile device, you will need to install an app. Please click on the phone icon by the title above (Kanopy) for instructions. Also, once the app is set up, you can find films by clicking Browse, then Movies. Or, you can click the Search and the films will display.

If accessing off-campus on a computer, after signing in, click "Log-in to Montevallo" button on the first screen, and then again on the second screen.
Carmichael Library patrons have access to streaming movies through Swank. These films cannot be streamed in public, only in the classroom setting and by individual faculty and students.
For usage information, go to the Swank Digital Campus guide.
To request a film, email
To view the Swank catalog, go to
New is an online database of thousands of multimedia resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Use TeachingBooks to search titles, authors and illustrators, and find resources to engage readers. The resource collection includes short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more.
-If you are an out-of-state student, use this link to access TeachingBooks.
-Some features require an individual account. To create one, click the "educator log-in" button, use your school email, and follow the instructions.
-If you are using TeachingBooks to create shareable lists, access the site via