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The Child Abuse Library Online, CALiO™, is the leading source for authoritative research, resources and other materials that promote evidence-based practice and the multidisciplinary coordinated response to child maltreatment. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is the login to the registered CAC access resources?

A: The login box is located at the top right corner of the CALiO homepage.

Q: How does my agency register for access to the full collections?

A: Agency directors submit this Registration Form and submit it to the National Children's Advocacy Center at 

Q: I forgot/lost my login information. How can I get this?

A: Contact Muriel Wells at

Q: Is my CAliO log in also used for the Virtual Training Center (VTC)?

A: No. CALiO logins are assigned to each CAC. You may create a personal login to the VTC.

Q: What does it mean when I see the word “Embargo” following a journal title?

A: “Embargo” is imposed by some journal publishers. This means that the articles are not available electronically through this institution’s subscription for a period of time after publication. The embargo period varies among journal publishers and journals. Embargo periods are usually 6 months, 12 months, or 18 months after print publication. Contact your librarian for newer articles.

Contact Us

Digital Information Librarians, Muriel K. Wells, M.Ed., MLIS, and Laura Spurigo, MSLS, are available to assist you with your library and information needs.

Muriel Wells
Muriel Wells
Laura Spurigo
Laura Spurigo

Contact them via telephone, email, or online request form.

The Librarians are available to speak with you by appointment to discuss your research needs. Please fill out this brief request form and a librarian will contact you.

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Call for Inquiry ✆

Muriel: (256) 327-3854

Laura: (256) 327-3830