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In this issue:

  • 3D Models available for checkout at Lister Hill
  • 10 Minute Talks Series
  • Afternoon tea at Lister Hill
  • Image of the Month
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the February 2018 issue

The UAB Libraries 10 Minute Talks series is intended to provide detailed information on specific topics in a short amount of time to better serve the scheduling needs of busy faculty, researchers, and students. These sessions will provide information on specific topics related to research activities and will include information on relevant UAB Libraries resources. The Spring 2018 series from Lister Hill Libraries will focus on types of reviews with the goal of providing information on publication alternatives to systematic reviews.

For a list of the upcoming talks and the online registration links, visit our Research Guide.

"How Many People Have Read Your Abstract? An Introduction to Altmetrics" is the topic of the next UAB Libraries online workshop. You can sign up to take this class on Thursday, February 8, from 12:00-1:00 pm, or Wednesday, February 21, from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Altmetrics can be used to provide information on the impact of research and scholarly activity in addition to traditional measures such as citation count, h-index, and journal impact factor. This workshop will provide an introduction to altmetrics and to the resources for obtaining alternative metrics that are currently available through UAB Libraries.

To register for this class, or to see what other workshops are being held this Spring, visit our Research Guide

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In a ceremony in the auditorium of the Engineering Building [Cudworth Hall], UAB commemorated the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In a ceremony in the auditorium of the Engineering Building [Cudworth Hall], UAB commemorated the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event was held during the ten-year anniversary of King’s assassination.  The keynote speaker, Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker (seated third from left), was the chief-of-staff for Dr. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.  Funding for the event was provided by the UAB student government and graduate student associations.

UAB celebrated Black History Week as early as 1975 with a series of lectures, dances, and art shows.  Following national trends, UAB changed to a month-long celebration in 1977.

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Cup of tea with cookies.

Tea is served. Or, it will be next month! Join us for a spot of tea every Wednesday during the months of February, March & April, from 12:00-2:00pm, on the 1st floor of Lister Hill Library near the HUB desk. This is a free event! Speak with a librarian, enjoy a break with some tea and sweets, and learn about one of our many resources offered to students, faculty, and staff here at UAB.

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In this issue:

  • New Single Service Desk at Sterne
  • Afternoon Tea returns
  • 3D Models Available for Checkout
  • Upcoming classes, workshops, amd events
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the January 2018 issue

Sign up to take "Systematic Review Tools - Results Screening (Covidence & Rayyan)" on Tuesday, January 30, from 12:00-1:00pm. This online workshop will cover the features of Covidence and Rayyan, two tools to help systematic review teams collaborate in screening results. To register for this class, or to see what other workshops are being held this Spring, visit our Research Guide.

"Advancing Health Equity as a Human Right" is the topic of the Third Annual Reflection on Civil and Human Rights Lecture to be held on Tuesday, January 23, at 5:00 pm at Mervyn H. Sterne Library Room 174, as part of UAB Community Month 2018. Monica L. Baskin, Ph.D., Professor of Preventive Medicine and Vice Chair for Culture and Diversity in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will discuss the significance of advancing health equity as a human right contextualized by the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama.

This event is sponsored by UAB Libraries, the UAB African American Faculty Association, and UAB African American Studies.

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In this issue:

  • Holiday Hours
  • Image of the Month
  • Toys for Fines Charity Drive
  • LibQUAL+ Survey
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the December 2017 issue

One of the greatest figures in modernist literature, Irish author James Joyce (1882-1941) used the avant-garde “stream of consciousness” method in such great literary works as Ulysses (1922), A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), and Finnegan’s Wake (1939). Less known is that from his mid-20s on, Joyce also suffered grievously from eye disease and other ailments, the cause of which may have been either syphilis or some form of inflammatory rheumatic arthritis. An ongoing debate continues as scholars investigate Joyce’s medical history and pick apart Ulysses for references to venereal disease.

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In this issue:

  • Afternoon Tea in November
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight
  • The Medicine & Mores of James Joyce: On Display at Sterne Library

Read the November 2017 issue

Important!

Due to technical difficulties, our online payment system is temporarily unavailable. We appreciate your patience as we work to resolve this issue.

Fines and fees can be paid at the OneDesk (Sterne Library) or the HUB Service Desk (Lister Hill Library) with a credit or debit card, check, or with BlazerBucks. All checks should be made payable to UAB Libraries.

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Beginning on November 1, 2017, Lister Hill Library will begin charging $1.00 per day, per item for overdue Interlibrary Loan materials.

UAB Libraries is pleased to introduce a new catalog and search tool, OneSearch, our customized version of Primo from Ex Libris. Available from the search box on our new website, this one-stop searching tool allows you to find a wealth of information from print books and e-books, journals and articles, electronic resources, videos, digital collections and digital media all at once.

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