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The UAB Commission on the Status of Women clothing donation drive will be held April 1-5, and will benefit the YWCA’s My Sister’s Closet. Donations of clean, gently used work appropriate attire and accessories for women will be accepted between 7:00 and 10:00 a.m. each morning at the Alys Stephens Center.

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“Virtually go anywhere and do anything with the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s newest addition to the Lister Hill Library. The Virtual Reality Studio offers students, faculty and staff access to virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to further advance experiences, education and research,” Alicia Rohan writes in the recent UAB News article regarding the new studio managed by UAB Libraries’ Emerging Technology Librarian, Dorothy Ogdon.

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Join us for the 2019 School of Medicine Art Show on Thursday, April 11, from 4:30 to 7:00 pm in the Edge of Chaos, on the 4th floor of Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences.

Expanded Document Delivery Service

The UAB Libraries are excited to announce the expansion of our document delivery service to the entire UAB campus. The document delivery service allows UAB faculty, staff, and students to request a copy of any journal article or book chapter from the UAB Libraries’ print collections housed in Sterne Library, Lister Hill Library, or the 801 Building.

Flyer for Social Issues in Latino Communities event.

The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will present a panel discussion on “Social Issues in Latino Communities,” on Thursday, February 21, from 6:30-7:30 pm in Mervyn H. Sterne Library Room #174. Join us for this panel with experts in the fields of health care and law to hear about some of the social issues that Latino communities face around the U.S. Light refreshments will be served.

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • New Website Created to Celebrate 50 Years of UAB
  • Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture
  • Afternoon Tea Returns to LHL
  • Exhibit Features Diseases that Shaped History
  • Witchcraft Display at Sterne Library

Read the February 2019 issue

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The 40th Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. "What Doctors Say and What Patients and Families Hear: Lessons from the History of Medicine and Pediatrics" will be presented by Hughes Evans, MD, PhD, Marcus Professor of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine.

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Afternoon Tea will start back the first week of February and will end the last week of March. A few changes have been made in order to reach out to more students throughout the semester. This spring the librarians will host tea on alternating Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at the same time, same place: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. next to the HUB on the first floor of LHL.

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The February Image of the Month from UAB Archives has been posted.

Click here to see the Image of the Month

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In this issue:

  • Library Hours
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Panel Discussion on UAB African American Trailblazers
  • Scourge: Diseases That Shaped History
  • Witchcraft Display at Sterne Library
  • Image of the Month
  • UAB Faculty Publication Spotlight

Read the January 2019 issue