News & Events


Expect a short period of delay in full-text article linking through some databases and resources during the weekend of Friday, May 31, to Monday, June 3, as UAB Libraries transitions to a single link resolver. Currently, UAB Libraries is running two systems to link to full-text articles. With the new system, all full-text content linking will go through our Alma/Primo catalog and discovery tool by ExLibris.

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UAB Libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 24th, and will remain closed through Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28th. Enjoy your holiday!

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The May Image of the Month from UAB Archives has been posted.

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • Share Your UAB Memories at Sterne Library
  • Document Delivery Service
  • New Virtual Reality Studio Open at Lister Hill Library
  • 2019 SOM Art Show

Read the April 2019 issue

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The April Image of the Month from UAB Archives has been posted.

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The UAB Commission on the Status of Women clothing donation drive will be held April 1-5, and will benefit the YWCA’s My Sister’s Closet. Donations of clean, gently used work appropriate attire and accessories for women will be accepted between 7:00 and 10:00 a.m. each morning at the Alys Stephens Center.

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“Virtually go anywhere and do anything with the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s newest addition to the Lister Hill Library. The Virtual Reality Studio offers students, faculty and staff access to virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to further advance experiences, education and research,” Alicia Rohan writes in the recent UAB News article regarding the new studio managed by UAB Libraries’ Emerging Technology Librarian, Dorothy Ogdon.

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Join us for the 2019 School of Medicine Art Show on Thursday, April 11, from 4:30 to 7:00 pm in the Edge of Chaos, on the 4th floor of Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences.

Expanded Document Delivery Service

The UAB Libraries are excited to announce the expansion of our document delivery service to the entire UAB campus. The document delivery service allows UAB faculty, staff, and students to request a copy of any journal article or book chapter from the UAB Libraries’ print collections housed in Sterne Library, Lister Hill Library, or the 801 Building.

Flyer for Social Issues in Latino Communities event.

The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will present a panel discussion on “Social Issues in Latino Communities,” on Thursday, February 21, from 6:30-7:30 pm in Mervyn H. Sterne Library Room #174. Join us for this panel with experts in the fields of health care and law to hear about some of the social issues that Latino communities face around the U.S. Light refreshments will be served.