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North Carolina

 

Resource Libraries

Duke University
Medical Center Library
S G Mudd Bldg
PO Box 3702 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710-3702
Phone: 919-660-1150
Fax: 919-660-1188

East Carolina University
Laupus Health Sciences Library
600 Moye Blvd
Greenville, NC 27858-4354
Phone: 252-744-2212

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Health Sciences Library
335 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7585
Phone: 919-966-1855

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Carpenter Library
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1069
Phone: 336-713-7100

 

NC News

  • Index of N.C. Newspapers by County - A resource from the State Library of North Carolina and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina Newspaper Project.
  • North Carolina Newspapers - The U.S. Newspaper List provides links to North Carolina newspapers, radio stations, television stations, and magazines.
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    General Information

    North Carolina is located in the southeast United States, with its state capital located in Raleigh. North Carolina has 100 counties and is bordered by Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. Among the 50 states, North Carolina ranks 28th in size, covering 53,821 square miles. According to the 2000 Census, North Carolina ranks 11th in population size with 8,049,313 residents, and the state's population is projected to increase by 17.3 percent through 2010.

    Several counties are projected to experience growth rates of 25 percent or more through 2010, including Brunswick, Cabarrus, Currituck, Dare, Franklin, Harnett, Hoke, Iredell, Johnston, Mecklenburg, Pender, Union and Wake counties. The three largest municipalities by population are Charlotte, Raleigh, and Greensboro, totaling over 1.3 million residents.

     

    Library Associations/Consortia/Local Groups

  • Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries - ANCHASL was organized to promote excellence in health and science information services. The organization fosters resource sharing, information exchange, education, and professional growth of its members. It provides a forum for cooperation, communication, and exchange of ideas. Membership is open to individuals from all levels of professional practice.
  • Cape Fear Health Sciences Information Consortium (CFHSIC) - Web site provides directory information for consortium contacts
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association - An organization of health sciences librarians and other information professionals serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) - The NC AHEC program strives to meet the state's health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership with academic institutions, healthcare agencies, and other organizations committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina. This site provides links to regional NC AHECs: Mountain, Northwest, Charlotte, Greensboro, Wake, Southern Regional, SEAHEC, Eastern and Area .
  • North Carolina Chapter of SLA
  • North Carolina Library Association - An affiliate of the American Library Association and the Southeastern Library Association promoting libraries, library and information services, librarianship, intellectual freedom and literacy.
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    Libraries

    • NC LIVE - North Carolina libraries have statewide access to a rich array of electronic information including complete articles from over 16,000 newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, and access to over 25,000 online print and audio books.
    • North Carolina Public Libraries on the Web - Links to all of North Carolina's public libraries' home pages.
    • North Carolina State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - Part of the national network of the Library of Congress's National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    • State Library of North Carolina - Works to increase knowledge and education, promote economic development, and support sound public decision making by serving as an information resource for government, business and the public.
    • AHEC Digital Library - The North Carolina AHEC Digital Library (ADL) is an online service of the North Carolina AHEC Program serving North Carolina healthcare professionals with a focus on clinical care and continuing education. Membership is required to access the databases. Membership information is available from your local AHEC Library or from the ADL Membership page.
    • NC Health Info - NC Health Info is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
      NC Health Info is based at the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    To locate libraries in the NN/LM Network, please use the NN/LM Members Directory.

     

    Library Schools

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    216 Lenoir Drive • CB #3360 • 100 Manning Hall

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360
    (919) 962-8366 • Fax: (919) 962-8071 • info@ils.unc.edu

     

    The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Department of Library and Information Studies
    349 Curry Building, PO Box 26170
    Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
    VOICE.336.256.1313
    FAX 336.334.5060
    EMAIL olshifle@uncg.edu

     

    East Carolina University

    Department of Library Science
    1000 E. 5th Street | 103 Umstead Building

    College of Education | Mail Stop 172 | East Carolina University | Greenville, NC 27858-4353 USA
    Phone: 252-328-6621 | Fax: 252-328-4368

     

    North Carolina Central University


    School of Library and Information Sciences
    354 James E. Shepard Library
    1801 Fayetteville St.
    Durham NC 27707

    (919) 530-7320

    Fax: (919)530-6402

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    8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38, Room B1-E03

    Bethesda, Maryland 20894

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