Slim, the library mascot, makes use of the popular reading collection.
Slim, the library mascot, makes use of the Popular Reading Collection. To see the most recent Popular Reading Staff Pick, follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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. 

RUC Library Directory

Jamie Price
Head Librarian

Mary Catherine Santoro
Clinical Instruction
& Outreach Librarian

Christina Manzo
User Experience
& Assessment Librarian

Crystal Dent
Associate for Technical Services

Rhiannon Allen
Circulation Coordinator

Contact Us

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

Books & Ebooks

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


Click the link below to virtually submit comments or suggestions about the Radford University Libraries.

Suggestion Box

Computer Lab

A lab of 30 computers is available to RUC patrons during regular library hours.

Evening and weekend computer access is available in the Testing Center Lab using your prox card. All labs have access to combination printer/copiers.

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