Lister Hill Library


Patron Category Loan Period Renewals
Undergraduate Student - UAB 28 days 2 (for 28 days)
Graduate Student - UAB 28 days 2 (for 28 days)
Faculty - UAB 28 days 2 (for 28 days)
Staff - UAB 28 days 2 (for 28 days)
Other 28 days 1 (for 28 days)

Loan periods based on type of material are as follows:

Type of material Loan period Renewals
Circulating books 28 days 2
Reference books 3 hours, library use only 0
Laptops 1 day 1
Periodicals Library use only  
Media, DVDs, CDs 28 days 1
Equipment: Video projector 7 days 0
Equipment: Headphones 3 hours, library use only 0
Equipment: Microphone 3 hours, library use only 0
Equipment: Flash drive 3 days  
Equipment: Dry erase markers 3 hours, library use only 0
Equipment: Mac & PC connectors 3 hours, library use only 0

Mervyn H. Sterne Library


Patron Category Loan Period Renewals
Undergraduate Student - UAB 28 days 1 (for 28 days)
Graduate Student - UAB 63 days 1 (for 63 days)
Faculty - UAB 63 days 4 (for 63 days each)
Staff - UAB 28 days 1 (for 28 days)
Other 14 days 1 (for 14 days)

Loan periods based on type of material are as follows:

Type of material Loan period Renewals
Juvenile books 14 days 1
Textbook collection 14 days 1
Café collection 28 days 1
Reference/Bound periodicals Library use only  
Compact Discs, DVDs, Music Recordings, Spoken Recordings, Videocassettes, Videodiscs, and Motion Pictures 7 days 1
Compact Discs and Computer Disks which accompany books Based on loan period of books 1
Audiocassettes, Audiotapes, Charts, Film Loops, Filmstrips, Games, Kits, Models, Slides, and Transparencies 14 days 1