About the HSL

The Health Sciences Library is the primary library for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health. It also serves UNC Medical Center and AHEC, the North Carolina Area Health Education Center statewide program for health professions’ education. The Health Sciences Library is ranked among the top academic health sciences libraries in the nation and it is one of the largest of its type in the US as measured by square footage, number of staff, and expenditures. It is well known for digital library development and for providing unique access to electronic services to special clientele including off campus students. The Health Sciences Library connects people everywhere with knowledge to help them teach and learn effectively, ensure quality health care, conduct vital research, and make informed decisions. For details about the collection, services, facilities, staff, and more, see More About the Library.