USA Biomedical Library's blog

Extended Weekend Study Hours - Summer 2014

The Biomedical Library will be hosting extended hours this weekend for exam study.

  • Friday, July 18 - 7:15am-9:45pm
  • Saturday, July 19 - 9:00am-9:45pm

Good luck on your finals!





photo credit: US Library of Congress

Library Closed Friday, July 4, 2014

Fourth of July Parade in Mobile, Alabama, 1916This Fourth of July parade down Government Street in 1916 was said to have shown off the longest American flag in U.S. history. Unbeknownst to these people, a hurricane would hit the city the next day.

The Baugh Biomedical Library will be closed on Friday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. It will open with regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, July 5.

The Health Information Resource Center at the USA Medical Center will be closed Friday, as well, but will remain accessible with 24-hour key card access through the security desk.

Enjoy your Fourth of July!





photo credit: The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Closed Monday, May 26, 2014 for Memorial Day

Passing of the Flag by Randy Robertson on Flickr

The Baugh Biomedical Library will be closed Monday, May 26, 2014 for the Memorial Day holiday. The Health Information Resource Center will also be closed, but will remain available through 24-hour key card access as usual. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday morning.

Enjoy the holiday weekend!


photo credit: Randy Robertson

Library Closed/Website Down Sunday, May 18

The Biomedical Library will be closed due to a planned campus power outage this Sunday, May 18. Since the web server is housed on site, this will also cause the website to be down for several hours.

Biomedical Library resources can be accessed during this time in the following ways:

Marx Library website: emergency backup:

Please bookmark these sites ahead of time for Sunday availability.

Weekend Extended Study Hours - Spring 2014

cat studyingThe Biomedical Library will be observing extended study hours for the next two weekends.

Friday, April 25: 7:15am-9:45pm
Saturday, April 26: 9:00am-9:45pm
Friday, May 2: 7:15am-9:45pm
Saturday, May 3: 9:00am-9:45pm

Good luck on your exams!


photo credit: blissfully ethereal

Biomedical Library Closed for Easter 4/20/14

Påskekort (Easter Card) circa 1916 from the National Library of Norway on FlickrThe USA Biomedical Library will be closed for Easter on Sunday, April 20, 2014. We will be open on the Friday and Saturday preceding, as usual, and will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Monday, April 21.










photo credit: Påskekort (Easter card), ca 1916, National Library of Norway

Children's Book Drive 2014

In celebration of National Library Week, the University Libraries will be collecting books for the children and teens of the USA Children’s Medical Center. Please consider donating new or gently-used books for young people at one of our drop boxes located at the Baugh Biomedical Library, UMC Health Information Resource Center (on the 3rd floor), or at the Marx Library. The book drive will run from this Friday, April 11 to Friday, April 18. If you would like to arrange for pick-up of a box, have a box stationed in your department, or if you have further questions, please contact Andrea Wright at or 461-1424.

2014 Children's Book Drive Poster

Syndicate content