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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 and read print journals, 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, leisure reading, scanners, color copier, vending machines, microwave, Keurig coffee maker and new Collaboration Station

2nd Floor: Books, quiet study space, computers

Ground Floor: UAB Graduate School, Student Financial Aid & Student Accounting 
  • Print journals 1995+ have been moved off-site.  
  • Please request articles you need through Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery. Fees for 1995+ articles will be waived for UAB affiliates.

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

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

4th Floor: Edge of Chaos:  

Pat Higginbottom

Pat Higginbottom
LHL 251C

LHL Calendar of Events

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