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

Explore Stories

Faculty Support

Passing Opportunity Forward

We create an informed, engaged and scholarly citizenry.

Faculty Support

History Honored, History Heard

Chaitra Powell strengthens the special collections library in their quest to document and expand knowledge.

Global Impact

A Natural Response to Disasters

When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador, Carolina students raced to help those in need.


A Healthier State

NCHI provides access to reliable, easy-to-use information about health insurance

Faculty Support

Digitizing the lifetime record of an ‘everyday scientist’

"…I suppose I’m a person that saves things."


Seven million volumes and counting

“The heart of a great university is its library..."