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New Faculty: Research and Teaching Support

Academic Technologies

Academic Technologies and Rodgers Library librarians provide instructional support for the use of academic software and other technologies used in class assignments and research projects.  These Librarians provide one-on-one help with class projects and assignments through consultations.  They also offer workshops, work with instructors to design assignments and provide software instruction sessions to their students, and create instructional guides and tutorials.

To schedule a consultation or instruction session for Reference management tools (RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero), Box, Google apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides), Microsoft Office, QSR’s NVivo, Qualtrics contact Michael Pearce.

For ChemBioDraw, InDesign, MATLAB, Muse, SketchUp Pro, QtiPlot, contact Vincent F. Scalfani

For general information check out the Academic Technologies webpage.

Sanford Media Center

The Sanford Media Center is located in Gorgas Library and is a student learning center.  If your instruction includes any multimedia component, you can book an instruction session with the SMC staff. Learn more about the SMC or book a consultation with their professional staff.

Software Supported by the Libraries

The University of Alabama Libraries support over 140 software packages. The UA Libraries Software List lists the software installed on public computers in Bruno, Gorgas, Hoole, McLure, and Rodgers libraries. Users can browse by name or category, then select the desired software to read a description and find out on which computers it is available (operating system and location), its version(s), and installed pieces or plugins.


Alabama Digital Humanities Center

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC) is located in Gorgas Library room 109A and offers faculty, staff, and advanced students resources to explore digital humanities. Organized and supported by a community of academics at the University of Alabama, the ADHC provides technical skills, equipment, and collaborative opportunities to researchers at all levels of expertise and interest in the field.  Learn more about the ADHC or book a consultation.

Distance Education Resources

The University Libraries also provides instructional services designed  to engage students in an online environment.  For more information contact our Distance Education Librarian Michael Pearce, or refer to the Distance Learning Research Guide.