Announcements

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Visit the UAB Libraries Technology Labs Events Calendar to register for upcoming 3D Printer Training. Trainings are held in person in both libraries and virtually on Zoom.

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Join along with UAB libraries diversity, equity and inclusion task-force as we recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme for this year’s monthly observance is “Back to Basics” which has a goal to provide information about what people can do if mental health is a cause for concern.

UAB offers programs for both staff and students and the members of their immediate household.

UAB students should contact Student Counseling Services at uab.edu/students/counseling.

UAB faculty and staff should contact the Employee Assistance and Counseling Center at uab.edu/humanresources/home/eacc.

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Are you stressed about finals? Do you need a study break? Or maybe some help finalizing your research paper? Can't make it to the library? Join us online OR in Sterne Library during finals, from April 25th to April 28th.

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Are you stressed about midterms? Do you like snacks? What about swag???? Please join us in the library March 28th- April 1st for snack bags, writing tutoring and research help from our student success librarian. Come with friends or come solo! We can't wait to see you!

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The UAB Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) is excited to announce its spring 2022 Scholarly Communication webinar series. The OSC will host 3 webinars throughout the spring on a variety of topics including author rights and licensing, open access, predatory publishing, and managing research data.

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Lister Hill Library will be closed Saturday, February 12th, due to a scheduled power outage. Normal operating hours will resume Sunday, February 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience

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The UAB Archives, one of the units of the special collections department of University Libraries, has been gifted a large donation of archival and published material related to the LGBTQ+ community. Given to the university by an anonymous donor, the Memorial Gay and Lesbian Collection includes letters, memos, diaries, photographs, ephemera, 3-dimensional artifacts, newspapers, newsletters, magazines, flyers, event programs, etc. The collection also includes published monographs and serials by, for, or about members of the LGBTQ+ community. More than 4,600 titles have thus far been cataloged by library staff.

A small selection of the published material is now on display on the ground floor of Sterne Library. Eight cases highlight various aspects of the published material in the Memorial Gay and Lesbian Collection, including works authored by Alabamians, works by and about the lesbian community, and works by and about African American members of the LGBTQ+ community. Also highlighted are a selection of yaoi manga (graphic novels) and books on the history of photography showing same-sex affection.

The display of items from the Memorial Gay and Lesbian Collection of the UAB Archives will remain at Sterne Library through the spring term.

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Current UAB students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit the LibLab in Sterne Library on Thursday, January 27 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for our first open house. Stop by to learn more about the specialized technology equipment available to borrow from the LibLab, experience virtual reality using our VIVE Pro wired virtual reality headsets, or try out digital drawing using Adobe Illustrator and a Wacom Cintiq tablet.

The Sterne Library LibLab is located in Sterne Library Room 112, across from the HUB Service desk on the first floor of Sterne Library.

For more information on upcoming events visit the UAB Libraries Technology Labs Calendar, or check for Library events on the UAB Campus Calendar.

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Online registration for January 2022 3D printer trainings is now available. Register using the UAB Libraries Technology Labs events calendar or find the event listing in the UAB Campus Calendar.

Training is required before students, faculty, or staff can use the UAB Libraries 3D printing equipment.

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Join UAB Alumni David Edward Perry for a screening and Q&A about his original concept pilot Chasing Time, a family oriented, action and educational series following two adventurous mismatched time travelers that recover important artifacts lost in the past. Mr. Perry will answer questions about the Adobe Creative Cloud Tools he used to create the Chasing Time concept pilot, the process of writing, conceptualizing effects, editing for sound and video, and working with actors.

Screenings will be held in Sterne Library Room 163 on January 19th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm and January 25th 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

For more information see the event listing in the UAB Campus Calendar.

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Registration for the Spring 2022 Business Research Toolkit is now open. The free program is offered in Canvas and introduces participants to business resources and research strategies. It is open to any current UAB student, faculty, or staff member. The last day to register is Friday, January 21st, 2022. For more information or to register, visit guides.library.uab.edu/businesscertificate.

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The UAB Libraries Technology Labs, including 3D Printing in Lister Hill Library and Sterne Library, will be closed December 17th, 2021 – January 7th, 2022. The technology labs will reopen Monday, January 10th, 2022.

For a list of technology equipment available from the UAB Libraries please visit our technology collections page. Information on 3D printing is available on the Technology in the Libraries section of our website and our 3D printing guide.

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Writing tutors and librarians will be available December 6 and December 9 in Sterne Library room 174 from 9:00 p.m. - midnight.

Free snacks included.