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COVID 19 Resources & Live Chat

We are all in this together. Staff and librarians are here to help!

For the most up-to-date information concerning the availability of resources and services that the University of Alabama Libraries provide, check out the following guide:

Librarians will be on hand to respond to your questions in real time. Consider this a virtual reference desk for any questions you may have about the University Libraries.

Fall semester, live chat will be staffed:

  • Monday-Thursday from 8:00am CDT to 9:00pm CDT
  • Friday 8:00am CDT to 5:00pm CDT
  • Saturday 1:00pm CDT to 5:00pm CDT
  • Sunday 1:00 pm CDT to 9:00pm CDT

Recommended Starting Points

How to Find Resources at UA Libraries

This video gives a general overview of some of the libraries most useful resources, such as Scout, databases, e-resources to find or browse specific academic journals, the libraries catalog, and UA's special collections. 

Related Research Guides

There following Research Guide may also be helpful to those of you who are a Distance Learning Student.