University Libraries

The University Libraries are so much more than books or places to study. We're a comprehensive world of inquiry, a vibrant hub of encyclopedic glimpses into the past and an engine that speeds students and scholars into the future. As the model for the modern research library, we enrich not only our state but also the world – always creating better lives for all.

University Libraries Funding Priorities

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Global Impact

Spreading Coronavirus Research

The research of Carolina’s top coronavirus efforts is now easily accessible online.

Student Support

Stories to Save Lives

“Our discussions…have never felt more important than they do right now.”

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Donor

Gift to the Future

"Charitable planning for the future is important to me, and it should be for everybody."

Carolina 225

Fifty Years of Firsts at the Undergraduate Library

When the R.B. House Undergraduate Library opened in 1968, it was the first time that Carolina undergraduates were allowed into library stacks anywhere on campus.

Carolina 225

I Was Here. Don’t Forget Me.

"‘I was here; don’t forget me.’ That’s it. That’s the role of archives.”

Humanities

Rediscovering Frankenstein’s Monster

When students showed up for the first day of English 295, many expected a typical English class.