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Nursing: Visiting Scholars

Welcome, Visiting Scholars!

Welcome to UNC Chapel Hill!  As a researcher, you will find lots of resources and help through the Health Sciences Library.  Take a look around and see some of what we have to offer.  Be sure to check out our HSL New Users guide to get oriented to the library!

Visit our Ask A Librarian page if you need assistance!

The Search Process

For help developing your PICO/clinical question, visit the Forming Focused Questions with PICO page.

For help with the EBP process, visit the Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice guide developed by UNC and Duke.

Comparing reference managers

Mendeley Zotero F1000Workspace
HSL Online Guides EndNote Mendeley Zotero F1000Workspace
Classes at HSL See here See here   See here
Cost Under $100 through UNC-CH

Free to everyone
UNC-CH Add-ons

Free to everyone Free through UNC-CH
Notes See EndNote Basic/Online guide for further details on the free online version     Use this link to create account.  Select No, I'm a new user then select password.
How is it used? Computer
+ Web
+ Web
+ Web
Major citation styles?
Annotation of PDFs
Locate full-text using UNC-CH subscriptions



Adds citation from a PDF
Sharing options X7 and above users have sharing options / email compressed libraries UNC-CH members have unlimited groups See group options here
Share unlimited projects and manuscripts
Free online storage X7 and above: unlimited 5,000+ papers
(UNC-CH members have more space)
700+ papers
(more space can be purchased)
Word Processor Microsoft Word Microsoft Word
LibreOffice (latest)
Microsoft Word
LibreOffice (all)
Microsoft Word
Google Docs
Manuscripts for Mac

Visiting Scholars' Borrowing Privileges

Please print out Borrower's Application and bring in completed, signed form and a valid UNC One Card with expiration date or a letter from department verifying affliation with UNC to the User Services desk.

Cost of borrowing: N/A

ID required: UNC One Card or appropriate photo ID

InterLibrary Loan access: Yes

Off-campus electronic access: Yes

TRLN and UNC System borrowing privileges: Yes

From: HSL's Cards and Access website


UNC Writing Center

Submit a paper for editing advice, meet with one-on-one about your paper, or take a course in academic writing, pronunciation, or presentation skills.

Explore the resources for those who speak English as a second language.


Writing and Citing Help

Visit our Writing and Citing guide for assistance with citation management software, citation styles, and more.

Our Citing Special Sources guide can help you cite unique or difficult items.


Still have questions?  Ask a Librarian!

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