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Learn to use the LHL website here.

This LHL Guide will show you how to use the Lister Hill Library.  Click on the tabs above to find what you need.

Need help?  Reference librarians offer research consultations in the library or on campus in your office or lab.  Request an individual consultation  (online or in person)  or contact your library liaison.

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Welcome to Lister Hill Library

The Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences (LHL) at UAB is the largest biomedical library in Alabama and serves as a Resource Library for the Southeast/Atlantic Region in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The library was established in 1945. It is located at 1700 University Blvd. (map) and online at

We invite you to visit in person to study, use computers, check out books, or attend a workshop, class, or tea.  UAB wireless is available throughout the library.  

Library Floors  

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Plaza Level:  HUB service desk, computers, Group Study Rooms, comfortable seating areas, test prep books and textbooks for use in library, scanners, color copier, vending machines, microwave and Keurig coffee maker.

2nd Floor: Books, quiet study space, computers

Ground Floor: UAB Graduate School, Student Financial Aid & Student Accounting 

Basement: Pre-1995 journals (Closed stacks.  Articles scanned free for UAB affiliates.  Request here.)

3rd Floor: Reynolds-Finley Historical Library, UAB Archives, Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

4th Floor: Edge of Chaos

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