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The April Image of the Month — UAB International Festival, 1987 — has been posted.

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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 March Image of the Month — UAB President Claude Bennett and the new UAB license plate — has been posted.

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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 February Image of the Month — Blazer Softball Begins — has been posted.

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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.