All of the coloring books on this page are free and downloadable as PDF documents.
For questions about these items or patents, please contact STEM Librarian for Engineering at the UAB Libraries, Dr. Ashley S. McNeill. Her contact information is located to the left beneath the page links.
The creation of UAB and Alabama-related patent coloring books was inspired by the work of Paulina Borrego at UMass Amherst. She has published a Collection of Quirky Patent Coloring Books. You are invited to read more about her patent coloring book project at
Paulina Borrego. (2020). "Quirky Patent Coloring Books: An outreach project focused on changing the patent culture one patent coloring book at a time." Journal of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association, 30, Article 3. Available at http://works.bepress.com/paulina_borrego/44/
Hakim Bishara published a list of a few other libraries, archives, and cultural institutions that took part in a movement started by the New York Academy of Medicine - #ColorOurCollections. You can check out the list from this March 19, 2020, article on the Hyperallergic website.
The design of this page was partly adapted from Research: By Course, Subject, or Topic, by University of Arizona Libraries, © 2020 The Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.