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The December Image of the Month from UAB Archives, Dr. Larry DeLucas receives the inaugural Distinguished Alumnus Award, December 1991, has been posted.

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Don’t let the anxiety and stress of finals get to you. The LibLab in Sterne Library, located across from the Sterne Library HUB Desk, has an incredible selection of virtual reality apps and activities that can help you escape the pressures of finals week. Take a walk with dinosaurs or explore space with Nature Trek VR. Build something in Google Blocks. You can even make imaginative sculpture using virtual clay in Masterpiece. These are just a few examples of the wide variety of virtual reality apps available in the LibLab. We encourage everyone to stop by and give virtual reality a try. The LibLab in Sterne Library will be open, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. during final exams December 6-9.

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UAB Libraries Interlibrary Loan Holiday Schedule for 2021 can now be viewed.

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The November Image of the Month from UAB Archives, Transplant surgeon Robert Karp interviewed by local media, November 1981, has been posted.

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The UAB Libraries Technology Labs will offer 3D printer training on November 3rd, 11th, and 12th. Training is mandatory for any UAB-affiliated individual interested in using a 3D printer in either Sterne Library or Lister Hill Library.

Visit the Library Technology Labs Events Calendar for more information and to register for an upcoming training session.

We’re having a Halloween raffle to promote our virtual reality equipment. The LibLab in Sterne Library (located across from the Sterne Library HUB desk) and the Lister Hill Library Virtual Reality Studio (located in Lister Hill Library room 110, near the HUB desk) are library technology labs with virtual reality headsets including the VIVE Pro and Oculus Quest. Stop by either virtual reality space before 1:00 pm on October 29th to enter a raffle to win candy and a 3D printed surprise.

Multiple entries are allowed for the raffle and entrants do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Library Technology Labs staff are not eligible for the raffle.

For more information on technology available in the UAB Libraries technology labs visit the Library Technology Labs page on the UAB Libraries website or browse our technology collection pages in OneSearch.

On behalf of the UAB Libraries DEI Task Force, we would like to commemorate the brave individuals who have been impacted in one way or another by breast cancer. As the month of October comes to an end, we would like to provide those who are interested with some useful resources from the CDC (pdf) as well as the FDA (pdf). Please keep in mind that while rare, men can get breast cancer too. In addition to this information, we are giving away breast cancer awareness pins and stickers while supplies last. Pick up yours at either the HUB desk at Lister Hill or at Sterne Library. We also invite you to wear pink tomorrow Thursday, October 28th as a sign of solidarity for those impacted by breast cancer.

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Join the MakeSEA founder Chris Stavros during this October 25th Zoom Presentation to learn more about using makeSEA, provided by the UAB Libraries. This session is an introduction to using MakeSEA to collaborate, collect, and showcase design project assets including files from Solid Works and 3D printable file formats.

Visit the event page to register and learn more.

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The Reynolds-Finley Historical Library (RFHL) is pleased to present its first web-based virtual library tour. As it arrives in the month of October, it has an apropos Halloween theme. You can explore the library with complete 360-degree angles or click on relevant illustrations and items from the collection including anatomical skeletons, ghostly images, and those of a spooky or supernatural nature. Navigational instructions are included to ensure the best virtual experience.

View the RFHL library tour.

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Lister Hill Library will be closed Saturday, October 9th, due to a scheduled water shutdown. We apologize for any inconvenience.