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Request Articles/Books – Interlibrary Loan

Items not available in the Health Sciences Library may be ordered from another library (excluding local libraries). The following charges per item apply:

Permanent CCHS Faculty & Professional Staff No charge
CCHS Residents & Medical Students No charge
DCH Personnel $10.00
Health Professionals $10.00
University Community $10.00
Other Library Patrons $20.00

Adjunct Faculty should request funding from their department for teaching expenses.

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About the Health Sciences Library


Learn more about the Health Sciences Library, including the history, missioncollection, and arrangement.

Services, Policies, and Fees

Learn more about the Health Sciences Library, including the services, policies, and fees.

Location, Hours, and Staff

Learn more about the Health Sciences Library, including the location, hours, and staff.

Ask the Librarian

Call or Visit

Monday – Thursday, 8 am – 8 pm
Friday, 8 am – 4:45 pm
Health Sciences Library Reference Desk: (205) 348-1364



Email Library staff will respond within one business day.

Reference Consultation by Appointment

Call (205) 348-1364. Members of CCHS and others may request an office visit by appointment for information consultation or instruction.

Hours of Operation

Fall Semester (August 20 to December 12, 2014)

Regular Schedule

Monday – Thursday 8 am – 8 pm
Friday 8 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed


September 1, 2014 (Labor Day) Closed
November 27 – 28 (Thanksgiving) Closed
December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015 (Holiday Break) Closed
Spring Semester (January 5 to May 5, 2015)

Regular Schedule

Monday – Thursday 8 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed


January 5 – 6, 2015 8 am - 4:45 pm
January 19, 2015 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Closed
March 16 – 20, 2015 10 am – 4:45 pm
May 5, 2015 Closed
Interim Term (May 5 to May 26, 2014)
Monday – Thursday 8 am – 6 pm
Friday 8 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed
Summer Semester (May 27 to August 2, 2014)
Monday – Thursday 8 am – 8 pm
Friday 8 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed


May 26, 2014 8 am – 4:45 pm
June 30 – July 1, 2014 8 am – 4:45 pm
July 4, 2014 (Independence Day) Closed
August 4 – 19, 2014 8 am – 4:45 pm

Additional Resources

UA Libraries’ Classic Catalog

Click here to visit and search The University of Alabama Library’s Classic Catalog.

UAB’s Lister Hill Catalog

Visit the catalog of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Lister Hill Catalog.

UMC Resources

Access resources compiled for University Medical Center physicians and health care professionals. Note: UMC faculty/staff only.

  • Electronic Resources

    A list of all electronic resources and databases provided by the Health Sciences Library at the University of Alabama, along with instructions on obtaining access.

  • Mobile Resources

    The Health Sciences Library provides a number of licensed resources that are accessible on mobile devices including cell phones and tablets.

  • Public Health Resources

    As an area health sciences library serving members of this public health workforce, we have assembled some valuable internet resources that we present here with annotations.

  • Subject Guides

    Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians and assistants.

  • Writing and Publication

    The Health Sciences Library and The University of Alabama provide a number of resources to help you with writing, research, and references.

MedPage Today

  • TCT: PFO No Panacea for Migraine September 16, 2014
    WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- Percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure did not significantly reduce the number of monthly migraine days compared with medical treatment, researchers reported here.
  • U.S. Ebola Response: Troops, Training, Supplies September 16, 2014
    (MedPage Today) -- Calling the Ebola epidemic in West Africa a "potential threat to global security," President Barack Obama said the U.S. will send 3,000 military personnel to help combat the outbreak.
  • RT Improves Survival in Early Hodgkin's (CME/CE) September 16, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Combined-modality treatment for early Hodgkin's lymphoma led to significantly better overall survival as compared with patients who received chemotherapy without radiotherapy.
  • TCT Hallway Buzz: The BRIGHT Trial September 16, 2014
    WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- The BRIGHT trial favored bivalirudin (Angiomax) over heparin in PCI, but was the heparin dose responsible? In this exclusive video, Rod H. Stables, MA, DM, discusses some caveats.
  • New Inflammatory Diseases Seen (CME/CE) September 16, 2014
    (MedPage Today) -- Two previously unrecognized autoinflammatory syndromes characterized by periodic fevers and other systemic symptoms have been linked with mutations in the NLRC4 gene.

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