RUC Library

Did You Know ... ?

Did you know that Slim B. Nobody's day job is being our anatomy tutor? He's available in the RUC Library to help RUC students bone up on his 206 component parts.

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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 ruclibrary@radford.edu, call the front desk at (540) 831-2272, or see staff directory below:

Jamie Price
Head Librarian
540-831-1661
jprice13@radford.edu

Mary Catherine Santoro
Clinical Instruction & Outreach Librarian
540-831-1823
msantoro@radford.edu

Christina Manzo
User Experience & Assessment Librarian
540-831-1348
cmanzo4@radford.edu

Crystal Dent
Associate for Technical Services
540-831-1346
cdent1@radford.edu

Rhiannon Cooke
Circulation Coordinator
540-831-1875
recooke@radford.edu

Using the RUC Library

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

Databases

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

Library Services

Explore the different services offered by the RUC Library.

 

Books & Ebooks

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

Subject-Specific Databases

How-To Guides

Explore librarian-created guides on many different topics.

Printing, Copying & Scanning

Comments

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 msantoro@radford.edu.

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 cdent1@radford.edu.

Looking for writing, testing, tutoring, or citation assistance at RUC?

The RUC Highlander Success Center (also referred to as the Learning & Writing Center) provides assistance with writing and subject tutoring, as well as APA and testing services.

Please contact them via phone, email or StarFish to set up an appointment or enroll in their D2L module for more information about things like: note-taking skills, study skills, time management skills, and writing resources (including APA Citation help.)