News & Events

Don’t forget, Sterne Library will have short hours next week during Spring Break 2023. The library will be open 7:00 am -5:00 pm, Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17 and will be closed on the weekends. For current hours and a complete list of closures, as well as a downloadable PDF copy of the UAB Libraries calendar for Spring 2023, visit the hours page on the UAB Libraries website.

Phyllis Pope, the first Miss UAB.

The March Image of the Month from UAB Archives, First Miss UAB selected, March 26, 1983, has been posted.

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The UAB Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) is excited to announce its spring 2023 webinar series. The series features webinars on how to make your research open access, how to interpret your author agreements, and how to measure the impact of your research.

Follow the link below for webinar descriptions and registration information.

Webinar Descriptions and Registration Information

The February Image of the Month from UAB Archives, UAB Bookstore, circa 1978, has been posted.

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UAB Libraries will be closing their second instance of BrowZine, listed as University of Alabama at Birmingham, Health Sciences (instance ID 110) in the first week of February 2023. After this date, users who have account settings that need to be updated will be returned to the Choose Library screen, where they will need to select the remaining "University of Alabama at Birmingham" instance from the drop-down list. This is being done to provide an overall better user experience. To learn more about using BrowZine and related tools from ThirdIron to easily download and read journal articles please visit BrowZine - Third Iron.

The 44th Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture will be held on Friday, March 10, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. in Lecture Room E of Volker Hall, 1670 University Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama, 35233.

Do you want to publish in a Wiley or Hindawi open access journal but don’t have funding to pay the required Article Processing Charge (APC)? Great news! The UAB Libraries now has a Read & Publish Agreement with Wiley that allows UAB authors to publish in Gold OA and hybrid OA journals at no cost to them. The Agreement covers the APC for nearly 2,000 Wiley and Hindawi journals.

To find out more information about the Wiley Read & Publish Agreement and other APC funding opportunities from the UAB Libraries, visit the Office of Scholarly Communication.

Registration is now open for the Spring 2023 Business Research Toolkit. Get an overview of basic business research skills and resources including free online sources and UAB subscription databases in this free, seven-week asynchronous Canvas course.

Students participate in events honoring Martin Luther King Day, 1991

The January Image of the Month from UAB Archives, Students participate in events honoring Martin Luther King Day, 1991 , has been posted.

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During the 2022 winter break the UAB Libraries Chat with a Librarian service will be staffed 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Limited live chat hours will be in effect December 19, 2022 – January 6, 2023. Live chat will not be available on designated UAB Holidays on December 23, 26, 30, and January 2.

Need help from a librarian outside of the staffed chat hours? Submit your questions via email using this form, available in the chat widget on all pages of the UAB Libraries website.