Currently on display in the Special Collections and Archives Department is an exhibit featuring Books Added to Special Collections 2010. The three upright glass display cases located on the north side (i.e., facing Samford Hall) feature 37 volumes plus informative captions describing the book's contents plus information about the author.
There is a variety of titles reflecting the collecting emphasis on Alabama-related and genealogy-related materials. Representative titles on display include Palatine Roots of the Rampy Family by Gordon A. Rampy to David Manuel Denney and the 37th. Alabama Infantry Regiment by Robert A. Denney to Birmingham Then and Now by Todd Keith to Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and its Legacy by Susan Reverby.
The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.