The University of Alabama
For Current Students - About the Libraries
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THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

The University Libraries system includes five separate libraries:

Note: Library functions such as acquisitions, cataloging, interlibrary loan, and systems are housed in Gorgas Library.

 

LIBRARIES' FLOOR PLANS

Learn your way around each library

 
LIBRARY TERMINOLOGY
  • What is ILL? A hold or recall? To help clarify library terminology, the American Library Association provides translations and definitions of commonly used library terms.
     
  • Definitions of library terms (in English)
    [http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/about/sections/is/projpubs/definitions.pdf]
 
 
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT (ON-CAMPUS JOBS)
Many University Libraries departments employ student assistants in payroll or workstudy/community service positions.