Alumni Services

Many of the services provided by the UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) are available to alumni of the UNC-Chapel Hill Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, particularly if you become a member of the Friends of the Health Sciences Library. A gift of any amount entitles you to a one-year membership in Friends of the Health Sciences Library. Your support keeps the HSL thriving for future students who follow in your footsteps and benefits you directly in a variety of ways.

Current Alumni Services Offered

Library Access

Even after graduation, most resources the library purchases or licenses are available free to you for use within the building. Print collection borrowing privileges from all UNC-CH Libraries are available by with a Borrower’s Card. A Borrower’s Card may be purchased for $25 (annual fee) at the User Services desk in the HSL. Of course, alumni can also use the Ask-a-Librarian suite of tools for help finding any information they need.

AHEC Digital Library


For information about membership in the AHEC Digital Library (ADL), please contact the ADL staff or call 919-966-3124.

NC Health Info


NC Health Info is HSL’s consumer health website, an online guide to websites of quality health and medical information for the public. Use NC Health Info to find reliable, easy-to-use information about health insurance, choosing a doctor or health care service, getting a second opinion, electronic health records, and more to help you become a better informed patient and navigate the health care system successfully. NC Health Info also links to evaluated information about health conditions, mental health disorders, drugs and pharmaceuticals, and treatments and procedures. The Providers & Services section has information on how to manage your health condition. Need help? Use our Ask a Librarian service to connect to a health information librarian.

NC Health Info has an established history of meeting the health information needs and interests of English and Spanish speaking North Carolinians and is maintained by librarians statewide who volunteer their time and expertise to select the best information sources for you.

Last modified: 01/24/23