Computer CommonsThe Computer Commons is the area comprising our public computer workstations.  Currently, the LRC provides 10 computer systems for use on a first come, first served basis.  Software includes:
  • Microsoft Office Suite 2013
  • Statistical analyses - SAS and IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Clinical simulations, tutorials, and case studies
  • Interactive applications on DVD and CD-ROM
  • Web access - via Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome 
  • Licensure exam reviews, nutritional analyses, and more.
All printing from these computers is routed to the networked WEPA printers in the area, and there is a cost $0.09 per page for Single-sided B&W; $0.36 Single-sided Color; $0.16 Double-sided B&W; $0.69 Double-sided Color. The WEPA printing stations are equipped with a monitor and UAB One Card card reader for paying convenience.  You can print from a web upload ; WEPA Pring App ; Email to Print (; WEPA Mobile APP; or USB Drive.

To print, the LRC uses your UAB One Card. Adding funds to your UAB One Card is easy. Simply click on the following link:


Also provided by the LRC:

  • Document scanning at the Help Desk
  • Print Station for students
  • Headphones for quiet viewing and studying

The materials collection of the LRC includes audiovisual, computer, and printed materials which are available to faculty and students enrolled in the School of Health Professions. The collection includes CD-ROMs, DVDs, networked computer resources, reference books, reserve class materials, and various types of physical assessment instruments and assistive devices.  More information related to the use of all LRC resources is available at the Information Desk.

Selected items are available for checkout by students and faculty at no charge:

  • Ophthalmic/Otoscopes
  • Tuning Forks
  • Reflex Hammers
  • Blood Pressure cuffs
  • Stethoscopes
  • Headphones
  • Calculators
  • Selected instructor videos
These items can be checked for 2 days with valid UAB OneCard.

Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)

Click here for information on getting started with a WiFi account at UAB.