Information for Community & Alumni

UAB Libraries offers several services for community members and UAB alumni. This includes accessing materials, using the library facilities, and viewing special and historical collections.

Borrowing Materials

Members of the UAB Alumni Society and community members that fall within certain categories may borrow materials from UAB Libraries. For more information, visit the Borrow & Renew page.

Courtesy Cards at Sterne

Courtesy cards may be issued at the OneDesk in Sterne Library to patrons who do not fall into the above categories. Courtesy cards may be issued under the following circumstances:

  • Advanced placement students from local high schools may be issued courtesy cards upon the request of the school they attend. The courtesy card will be good through May 15 of the academic year during which the card is issued.
  • UAB students not currently enrolled in classes but trying to fulfill a course requirement may be issued courtesy cards upon the request of their advisor, department head, or instructor of record. The courtesy card will be good for the school term during which the card is issued and is not renewable.
  • Temporary, part-time, or adjunct faculty who have not been issued UAB faculty identification cards and/or are not listed in the HURS system may be issued courtesy cards upon request of their department head. The courtesy card will be good for the period of their appointment not to exceed the end of the academic year.
  • Other patrons may be issued courtesy cards at the OneDesk.

Consumer Health Information Services

Community Services at Lister Hill Library includes a range of consumer health information activities including but not limited to Health InfoNet of Alabama, a free health information service of the state medical and public libraries.

For more information contact Rebecca Billings or see the FAQs on Health InfoNet.

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