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The UAB Libraries Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force recently sat down with Dean Gonnerman as she reflected on her experience over the past year. Gonnerman’s official start date was April 1st, 2020, shortly after the pandemic began. During the discussion, Gonnerman also reflected on topics related to Women’s History Month, celebrated during the month of March. Watch the interview with Dr. Gonnerman.

Be sure to watch for additions to this project and other upcoming DEI initiatives. Do you have any additional suggestions for upcoming interviews? We would love to hear from you.

UAB Libraries DEI Task Force Members:

 

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The April Image of the Month from UAB Archives, Dedication of Children's Hospital, 1961 , has been posted.

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As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, you still have an opportunity to view the film Picture a Scientist after March 10th through UAB Libraries. Click here to view. For off-campus access, you will be asked to login using your Blazer ID.

Remember to also register for a panel discussion sponsored by UAB Commission on the Status of Women, the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Alabama ADVANCE that will be held on March 12 at 1:00 p.m. The panel of UAB scientists will provide valuable insight, exploring the opportunities and challenges women scientists face. Visit here to register for this informative discussion.

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The March Image of the Month from UAB Archives, UAB MedWise Takes the Stage at the Riverchase Galleria, 1994 , has been posted.

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UAB Libraries proudly present its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force. This new task force has been charged with developing and proposing short-and long-term DEI goals to the Dean of Libraries. Additionally, it initiates and supports Libraries’ services, policies and programming focused on DEI. The task force hopes to collaborate with UAB’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as to identify other campus and community partners.

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • A Message from the Dean
  • Announcements: Recall Service, Lecture by Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Office of Scholarly Communication
  • Spotlight on Resources
  • Digital Projects
  • Library Instruction
  • Narrations of ENT : The Dennis G. Pappas History of Otolaryngology Exhibit
  • Image of the Month
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the Spring 2021 issue

Curated by Dr. Dennis G. Pappas, Sr., this exhibit explores the history of otolaryngology through the many books and instruments he has donated to the Reynolds-Finley Historical Library and the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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The February Image of the Month from UAB Archives, University College Building No. 1 and Mervyn H. Sterne Library at dusk, circa 1973, has been posted.

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Sterne: Lister Hill: Combined: