Explore the Humanities

Research Resources

The Encyclopedia of Alabama
A work-in-progress by the Alabama Humanities Foundation, the University of Alabama, Auburn University, and many other sponsors, this site is a multimedia online resource, providing a wealth of accurate and interesting information about the state of Alabama.
http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/

Theatre In the Mind
Offers pre-show discussions and lectures at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival
http://www.asf.net/index.aspx

Humanities Interactive
Games, lesson plans, and other teaching resources from the Texas Council for the Humanities
www.humanities-interactive.org/a_base.html

Resources for Educational Excellence
www.ed.gov/free

Alabama Organizations & Agencies

Affordable Colleges Online – Alabama
An organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the nonprofit universities and colleges in Alabama that offer online college programs.
www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/alabama/

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
www.ache.state.al.us

Alabama Historical Commission
www.preserveala.org

Alabama Museums Association
www.alabamamuseums.org

Alabama Public Library Service
www.apls.state.al

Alabama Public Television
www.aptv.org

Alabama Shakespeare Festival
www.asf.net

Alabama State Council on the Arts
www.arts.state.al.us

Alabama Virtual Library
Connecting You to a World of Knowledge
www.avl.lib.al.us

Alabama Writer’s Forum
www.writersforum.org

State Department of Archives and History
www.archives.state.al.us

Southern Literary Trail
www.southernliterarytrail.org

University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
http://web.as.ua.edu/home/

University of South Alabama Archives
www.southalabama.edu/archives/index.html

National Organizations & Agencies

American Association of Museums
www.aam-us.org/index.htm

American Library Association
www.ala.org

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov

Motheread
www.motheread.org

National Endowment for the Humanities
www.neh.gov

National Humanities Institute
www.nhinet.org

Government

Alaweb
Your portal to complete Alabama State Government Information
http://alabama.gov

Alabama Legislature
Current bills, a zip code look-up feature for finding your Representatives and Senators, and a variety of other information about the Alabama State Legislature, including pages for each current member
www.legislature.state.al.us

Firstgov
The official web site for searching the U.S. Government
www.firstgov.gov

The United States House of Representatives
www.house.gov

The United States Senate
www.senate.gov