HSL Provides Unique Real-Life Work Experience to Students interested in Digital Health

2018-06-19 11:32:16

You may think of the UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) as a place that facilitates innovative research among health affairs students and medical staff. However, we also provide students with real-life work experience to better prepare them for a future in the information and health sciences fields.



Jamie Conklin Appointed UNC Health Sciences Nursing Librarian

2018-04-10 12:52:25

Jamie Conklin, MLIS, has been named Nursing Librarian and Liaison to the School of Nursing at UNC-Chapel Hill. She officially joined the Health Sciences Library (HSL) team February 12, 2018. HSL serves as an indispensable partner in connecting people with knowledge and information to advance health and health care. Director…


Hold your horses (or dogs, in this case), Lynn Gunter has retired!

2018-03-09 09:15:31

Lynn, the driving force behind Pet Therapy at the Health Sciences Library (HSL), retired earlier this month. Lynn worked for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 30 years. Lynn started out in the University Cashiers Office, then moved on to the Office of Research Services, Department of…


Health Sciences Library Director Joins Delegation to China

2018-03-13 11:18:30

Nandita Mani, PhD, Associate University Librarian & Director at the Health Sciences Library, was invited to the new Fudan University Medical Library in China to help explore innovations in health sciences librarianship. What was the purpose of your trip? Global outreach and collaboration is of great interest and importance to…


UNC Libraries Tops Its Wikipedia Editing Record

2018-05-31 11:22:47

For the second year in a row, Carolina’s libraries have brought their know-how to the world’s largest online encyclopedia. From January 15 through February 3, librarians and library staff the world over provided citations to support articles in Wikipedia. The annual effort capitalizes on librarians’ expertise in finding and…


Librarian Kate McGraw, Liaison to Dentistry, to Retire

2018-01-30 13:34:47

[caption id="attachment_10382" align="alignright" width="300"] McGraw has always been willing to go the extra mile to help patrons answer their questions.[/caption] Kate McGraw, of the Health Sciences Library, will retire effective January 1, 2018, after nearly 19 years of service at the UNC-CH University Libraries. Kate moved to North Carolina in…


Five questions with HSL's new Community Engagement & Health Literacy Librarian, Terri Ottosen!

2017-11-30 09:40:16

​What made you decide to come to Chapel Hill? I've known many of the amazing health sciences librarians at HSL from working with them or socializing through professional organizations and committees. I also served on a Health Sciences Library committee a few years ago when the library was re-thinking consumer…


National Medical Librarians Month

2017-11-01 08:24:47

We are celebrating National Medical Librarians Month! HSL is here for you! Our guides can help you find information on various topics such as Opioid Addition, Writing in the Health Sciences, Forming Focused Question with PICO, and Mobile Health Research. Our subject experts are…


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

2017-08-14 07:49:44

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.…


Five questions with HSL's new clinical librarian Rebecca McCall

2017-09-05 07:50:54

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…


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