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UAB Libraries is pleased to announce that the Public Health Information Literacy Certificate Course (Category B, non-credit) is now available on Canvas for the Fall Semester! Led by UAB Libraries' Jill Deaver, MLIS, MA the course consists of eight sessions (see below) with a supplementary advanced search techniques module. The goal of this free online course is to promote lifelong skills in library research focusing on specific public health research domains and challenges. The course is self-paced, and registrants should complete five of the eight sessions for the certificate. Jill is joined by UAB Libraries colleague Megan Bell as a co-instructor for some of the sessions. Specific session topics include:

  • Library research basics/introduction to medical literature database searching
  • Citing sources/EndNote
  • Social sciences/health policy resources
  • Health statistics/data sets
  • Grey literature/test instruments
  • Systematic reviews in public health
  • Access full text after graduation
  • Advanced searching techniques

Register for the course

For more information, contact Jill Deaver at jilld@uab.edu or 205.934.2231.

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You may believe that you’re experienced at looking for information, but what if I told you that I can help you find business information more quickly so you can spend more of your time doing what you really want to do? If you’re interested in learning how you can spend less time researching and still find quality information for your business assignments, then the Business Research Toolkit is for you.

The Business Research Toolkit is a free, online, asynchronous Canvas course that will teach you how to navigate important business research resources available online and through the library. Register today to reserve your spot and start working smarter, not harder!

Registration for the Fall 2021 Business Research Toolkit is open now through August, 30th. The toolkit will run from September 3, 2021-October 21, 2021. The program consists of 8 modules (5 required and 3 elective), each of which take approximately 1.5 hours to complete. You must pass 7 out of the 8 modules to earn the certificate of completion. The toolkit is open to all UAB faculty, staff, and students.

Register Here

More information about the toolkit and FAQs can be found online here: https://guides.library.uab.edu/businesscertificate. If you have any additional questions, please contact Kara Van Abel at kvanabel@uab.edu.

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The August Image of the Month from UAB Archives, A new sign highlights the new University College, 1971 , has been posted.

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The July Image of the Month from UAB Archives, US Men's Soccer Team trains on the UAB campus, July 1996, has been posted.

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UAB Libraries is pleased to announce a new digital project, the In Memoriam Collection!

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Please join UAB Libraries as we celebrate the newest federal holiday, Juneteenth.

Hugh R. Hardy

The UAB Libraries Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force recently sat down with Mr. Hugh R. Hardy, Jr., in an interview to share his perspective on COVID-19.

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The June Image of the Month from UAB Archives, UAB outdoor sculpture, circa 2000, has been posted.

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The May Image of the Month from UAB Archives, Bracie Watson elected SGA president, May 1971, has been posted.

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The UAB Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) was launched this spring to support UAB faculty, staff, and students in navigating and understanding scholarly communication principles including copyright, long-term preservation of digital assets, data management, research dissemination, scholarly impact, and public access.

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