The mission of Special Collections is to acquire, preserve, and make available permanent collections of rare and unique research resources for the use of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students of the University of Alabama, as well as others.
- LGBTQ Collections and Digital Exhibits
- Tuscaloosa Lesbian Coalition records
- Alabama Forum LGBTQ digital newspaper, 1981-2002
- Empowering Voices LGBTQ digital exhibit
- Billy Jack Gaither collection