The Health Sciences Library (HSL) serves the instructional, clinical, and research information needs of the UNC Hospitals, Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, the North Carolina AHEC Program, as well as the citizens of North Carolina.


The UNC HSL is located on South Columbia Street in front of the UNC School of Medicine.


  • Students from Dr. Alan Jones’ Biology 217 - The Physician's Garden class have been working to improve the Sam W. Hitt Medicinal Plant Gardens at HSL!
  • Did you know HSL can be your "hub" for research assistance? That we can help you post your creative side? Find out about our 5 under-your-radar services we offer!
  • HSL Launches Research Hub
    New services and programming to help researchers, students, and faculty at every stage of their research – from ideation to publication, and more. HSL Hub librarians are your partners in research, data and knowledge management, and scholarly communication

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