Access Services

Use the ILLiad to:
  • Request copies of materials owned by Lister Hill Library.
  • Request materials not owned by Lister Hill Library.
Fees may apply.

Interlibrary Loan is used to get articles or books for you that we don't have in our collection. Articles are sent to you electronically, and books are held for you to pick up.
Document Delivery is a service used to send you electronic copies of articles from our print collection. ILLiad is the system used for interlibrary loan and document delivery requests.

Available using the Catalog. Books can generally be renewed unless on Hold for another user.

Phone: 934-3306
Holds can be placed after signing in to your Catalog account.
  • Books circulate for 4 weeks with two renewals possible.
  • Print journals are in closed stacks and do not circulate.  Articles from these journals must be requested via ILLiad.
  • Remote access to electronic resources is limited by contract to current UAB faculty, staff, and students.
See our FAQs for more information about loan periods, renewals, and overdue fines.