RUC Library

The Radford University Carilion Library serves the academic and research needs of Roanoke campus students, faculty, and staff. Located on the fifth floor, the library provides access to online resources and databases, books, journals, course reserves and study spaces. The helpful staff of librarians offers assistance with research, instruction in the use of library resources, a workshop series each semester, and other events.

RUC Textbooks

Can't find your course textbooks? Check the RUC bookstore course material search!

Access to Library Resources

It is no longer necessary for RUC students to use MyAthens to access online resources.

Instead, visit You may wish to bookmark this link for future use.

A MyRU account is required to access resources. If you need help with your MyRU account, please call (540) 831-7500, or visit IT Onestop at

For more information about accessing online library resources, please visit:

Location and Hours


5th Floor of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital 
101 Elm Avenue, SE
Roanoke, VA 24013

Library Hours


Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Faculty Course Reserves Form

Faculty members may place materials on reserve for courses by filling out this form and bringing it to the library desk.

For any questions or assistance, contact Crystal Dent at

Contact Us

For immediate assistance during library hours call 540-985-9767.

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Library Directory

Mona Thiss
Library Services Director

Jamie Price
Clinical Research Librarian

Mary Catherine Santoro
Outreach & Instruction Librarian

Christina Manzo
Online Learning Librarian

Crystal Dent
Associate for Technical Services