I'm currently in the process of updating the SOM guides. This page is very out of date. If you need help finding a book, let me know, or chat in with a librarian.
Thanks for your patience,
Jill Deaver, Library Liaison to the UAB School of Medicine
Lister Hill Library has over 135,000 books in both print and electronic formats. To find a book, start with the library catalog. For books you can also choose E-books link on the left ribbon on the LHL homepage. Check out the short (< 2 minutes) video below, or scroll down this page for screen shots, search boxes and more information.
If the subject you are searching for is not health related, to check the Mervyn H. Sterne Library catalog.
Check even if the subject is health related, especially if it is a multidisciplinary area such as:
You may request books through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
To find a book, start with the library catalog or choose one of the E-books links on the LHL homepage.
If you work in the health center and need books from the main branch of Lister Hill Library, you can have them delivered to LHL@UH for pickup. Information about the LHL@UH Book Delivery Service
These resources allow you to search by keyword across all the books in the resource's library. Some include an option to search for images and integrated drug databases. Images may be used for educational/clinical purposes such as class assignments. Book collections are found individually on the Databases page.
You can locate the call numbers for books and other materials through OneSearch. Chose the Library Catalog scope in the search box dropdown and perform your search.
Find the book using the call number, or browse the shelves on the 2nd floor. To assist with your search, each of the shelves have call numbers and/or general subject areas posted on them.
All items should be brought to the HUB on the 1st floor for check out.
If you have any questions, please call the HUB at (205) 934-3306 or (205) 934-2230.
More information about checking out books