Article II. Purpose

The Council is responsible for implementing and managing online databases, resources and policies for the Alabama Virtual Library (AVL). The AVL has as its purpose to provide Alabama citizens with an electronic library of resources for children, students, and adults regardless of geographic location, educational levels, or economic status. Citizens are able to access scholarly and general information remotely, including locations from their home, work, or from the supporting state agencies (schools, public libraries, or colleges and universities). The Council facilitates advocacy efforts to insure the sustainability of the AVL's mission, its products and services to meet the dynamic information and resource needs of Alabama citizens.