The Radford University Carilion Library is a health sciences-focused library serving the needs of the RUC Campus. Staff provide research assistance, help with library resources, and instruction. In addition, the library hosts and participates in campus events. 

Slim, the library mascot.
The library mascot, Slim B. Nobody, helps shelve books.


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

Current Hours 

Monday - Friday : 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Virtual library assistance is available outside these hours by arrangement.

Locked book drop available 24/7 in hallway on 5th floor.

Contact Us

For assistance, email, or see staff directory below.

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Library Resources

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


Click the link below to see a list of over 350 databases available to RUC students, faculty, and staff.

A-Z Databases

Library Catalog

Click the link below to search the catalog for books and other items held at both McConnell and RUC libraries. 


How-To Guides

Click the link below to explore guides on research and library resources organized by subject matter. 

Guides by Subject

Instruction Requests

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

RUC Library Directory

Jamie Price
Head Librarian

Mary Catherine Santoro
Clinicial Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Christina Manzo
User Experience & Assessment Librarian

Crystal Dent
Associate for Technical Services

Rhiannon Allen
Circulation Coordinator