Why buy the guide? HSL resources can help with exam prep.

Lara Handler, liaison librarian to the School of Medicine, shares reactions to the HSL’s exam prep resources.

“I gave a talk to the third year medical students and showed them our Exam Prep LibGuide and they went nuts. They didn’t know we had all the resources we do- ExamMaster, FirstAid- and they were so happy. They are thrilled when they can save money by not buying study guides themselves. I’m contacting the second year course directors so I can let the students know about these resources even earlier next year.”



“I got to say…”

“I got to say hello to Othello as he was approaching the library for his 1 p.m. hour. It is wonderful that HSL has pet therapy during exam week. He helped improve the attitude of this university staff person during exam week too!”

No better place to climb the stairs

“I have worked for UNC-ITS for the last 26 years. My latest position is in the networking shop which takes me to every location on campus. In an effort to be more fit I usually take the stairs. There is no place better to climb or descend than HSL. I enjoy looking at the different postings in the stairwells and some even make me pause to think…Thank you for making a little extra effort enjoyable!”

-Gary DeHart


Humorous memes encourage patrons to use the stairs at the Health Sciences Library at UNC (HSL).


John Mark Bojanski wins University Research Day Award!

John Mark Bojanski, former Graduate Research Assistant at HSL, won two prestigious awards at UNC’s 2014 University Research Day on March 4.

John Mark won third place in the Humanities and Social Science juried category, and third place (out of 79) overall in the popular vote. Congratulations, John Mark!

John Mark Bojanski is a Master of Library Science candidate at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS).

For more about University Research Day, see https://gpsf.unc.edu/gpsf-resources/cabinet/gpsf-coordination-team/special-projects/.

John Mark Bojanski

John Mark Bojanski with his poster


I Love My HSL Posters and Whiteboards!

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Still MORE love notes!!!

Thanks HSL patrons!

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More love notes!

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Lots of love for HSL!

Here is a sample of the love notes we received over the past week.  Even though our users were dealing with a snowstorm, they took the time to write. Thanks!

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Thank you, Barbara Renner!

I would like to thank Barbara Renner for showing me Browzine to view library articles.  This is a useful tool  for students in the School of Medicine, faculty and staff to use.  I will gladly encourage others to download this application to assist them in their research.

– Teresa Richards, Staff, School of Medicine

Quick Comment: “HSL is an awesome place… staff are amazing”

HSL is an awesome place with a great atmosphere. I’m an older non-traditional medical student in my first year, and HSL is indispensable to me for study between lectures during the day, so I can go home to pick up my 6 month-old from daycare and have the evening relatively work-free. The staff are amazing and helpful, and I enjoy the atmosphere of seeing my classmates working here or getting a coffee from Friend’s Cafe. Thank you HSL for being a great resource for me and all my classmates.

– Jake, medical student