News/Features

Elaine L. Westbrooks Named University Librarian and Vice Provost for University Libraries

2017-07-11 10:03:39

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected Elaine L. Westbrooks, associate university librarian for research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, as its new University librarian and vice provost for University Libraries. Approved by the University’s Board of Trustees, the appointment is effective Aug. 15.…

Staff

Five questions with HSL's new clinical librarian Rebecca McCall

2017-07-07 14:41:44

Rebecca McCall has been appointed as a clinical librarian at the Health Sciences Library.  Prior to this appointment, Rebecca worked as the library director of the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Southwest Baptist University in Springfield, Missouri. Rebecca holds an M.S.L.S. from the UNC School of Information…

Staff

Welcome to our new Interns at UNC Healthcare!

2017-06-28 11:12:16

As you arrive at UNC and orient yourself to the services on campus, we want to make sure you are aware of the assistance the Health Sciences Library and its librarian specialists can provide you. “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right…

Services

Collection Highlights: New York Academy of Medicine Collection of International Medical Theses

2017-07-14 10:58:50

This collection, acquired from the New York Academy of Medicine, consists of approximately 200,000 theses in multiple languages from leading medical schools throughout the world, ranging in date from 1801 to the early 1980s. Europe is well represented, with many theses originating from universities in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Spain,…

Resources

RefWorks access changes coming August 31, 2017

2017-05-17 13:22:47

All access to RefWorks that you have obtained through UNC Libraries will cease after August 31, 2017. What you need to do: Do not use RefWorks to insert citations in writing projects that may still be in draft stage after August 31 of this year. Identify content that is currently…

Resources

Pet Therapy Returned to HSL in May

2017-05-12 14:57:52

On May 3rd, 4th and 5th HSL once again hosted Pet Therapy Stress Buster sessions for students, staff, and faculty fatigued by finals. On Wednesday and Thursday, friendly felines and cuddly canines soothed studying students. Therapy dogs Memphis, Dalton, Cashel, Whiskey, Dallas, and Priva, along with therapy cats Cadi and…

Event

Friends of the Library holds Spring board meeting at HSL

2017-05-30 09:48:02

On April 28, 2017, the Friends of the Library Board of Directors held its Annual Spring Meeting at the Health Sciences Library. HSL Director Nandita Mani and librarians Lara Handler and Brian Moynihan gave presentations about HSL partnerships, library instruction, outreach services, community engagement, and health technology and informatics. Banners,…

Event

Bowman, McGraw Recognized at HSL’s 20th Annual Awards Ceremony

2017-05-30 09:47:45

The Health Sciences Library recognized the commitment and service of two staff members at its 20th annual awards ceremony and reception on April 21, 2017. Max Bowman earned the Award for Excellence, which recognizes an exceptional contribution made in the award year. Kate McGraw earned the Award for Dedicated Service,…

Staff

HSL hosts second Data Visualization Showcase and Contest

2017-05-02 12:45:27

The second Data Visualization Showcase and Contest was held on April 11, 2017 at the Health Sciences Library. The Showcase and Contest highlighted UNC students' work in data visualization in a competitive format. This year six students from the Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Information and Library…

Event

Quilts on display at HSL, Spring 2017

2017-05-05 08:09:28

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to exhibit quilts from Susanna Stewart of Quartz Hill Quilts. The quilts are located on the first, second, and fifth floors of the library.

“I learned to sew as a child, and went through years of making clothes for myself that never seemed to…

Building

Last modified: 07/22/17