UAB Libraries is committed to providing equivalent access to all of our distance students.

Research and Citation Help

Liaison Program
UAB Libraries has a librarian for every subject. You can find your librarian today!

For in-depth help with your paper, UAB Libraries offers Virtual Appointments.

  • One-hour, one-on-one consultations
  • Research Consultations for locating resources for your topic
  • Citation Consultations for when you need help formatting your bibliography and in-text citations.
  • To make an appointment, contact the appropriate liaison librarian.

Research Guides
The librarians have created Research Guides geared to both specific subjects and specific courses to help you locate information on your topic.

Need Help Now?
Use the chat window on the side to Ask a Librarian or visit the Help page.


Online Research
Accessing our online resources is easy. Use the UAB Libraries’ homepage to get started. You can utilize all the databases, media, and e-books by authenticating with your Blazer ID and password.

Other libraries
UAB Libraries has agreements with other Universities and Colleges across the state. You can check out books at any of these with your UAB ID:

Headed to campus?

Welcome! Here are some recommendations to make your visit more productive.

  1. Check out the UAB map to find us. Search for "Sterne" or "Lister Hill."
  2. Planning to park on campus? The UAB map will also show you what parking options are open to students and visitors.
  3. Hours – Hours vary by location. Please the check the hours page to make sure we will be open when you arrive.
  4. Library Services – Once you are on site, you will be able to check out books, study rooms, carrels, scan, and print using your UAB One Card.
  5. UAB Libraries Policies – check out our guidelines for Lister Hill Library and Sterne Library regarding children, support animals, and quiet zones.