RUC Library

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About the Radford University Carilion Library

The RUC Library is a health-sciences-focused library located on the 5th floor of the Roanoke Community Hospital Building. This library serves the information and research needs of the RUC campus in Roanoke, Virginia.

RUC students, faculty, and staff have access to health sciences library professionals (in person, via chat and email, and through phone calls and Zoom sessions) over 300 databases, books and other items housed both at RUC and at Radford's main campus library, a 30-computer lab & combination printer/scanner/copiers, as well as regular events and programming offered throughout the school year. 

Contact Us

For assistance, email, call the front desk at (540) 831-2272, or see staff directory below:

Jamie Price
Head Librarian

Mary Catherine Santoro
Clinical Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Christina Manzo
User Experience & Assessment Librarian

Crystal Dent
Associate for Technical Services

Rhiannon Cooke
Circulation Coordinator

Using the RUC Library

For further assistance with any RUC Library resources, please contact a librarian.


Explore a list of over 300 databases available to all RUC students, faculty, and staff.

Books & Ebooks

Search the catalog for books and other items held at both libraries. 

Subject-Specific Databases

How-To Guides

Explore librarian-created guides on many different topics.

Printing, Copying & Scanning


Virtually submit your comments or suggestions about the the RUC Library or your ideas for the future.

Instruction Requests

RUC faculty seeking library instruction or assistance for classes should contact Clinical Instruction & Outreach Librarian Mary Catherine Santoro at

Course Reserves

Professors wishing to place a book or other item on reserve for a course should fill out and submit the following Course Reserves Form to Crystal Dent at