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Early Career Researcher's Guide: About This Guide

This portal is designed to provide early career researchers with basic information they need to get started at UNC and to link them to relevant resources in other Library guides or elsewhere at UNC.

Created by Health Science Librarians

About This Guide

This guide will introduce you to some of the resources available to researchers at

the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

 To navigate, click on the links below or in the navigation menu to the left.

 UNC Basics UNC Basics

The essentials for getting started at UNC-CH, including: accounts that you will need to set up and on-campus resources professional development and technology support.


Literature Resources Literature Resources

Selected list of electronic databases available through the UNC-CH libraries and information on using the libraries at UNC-CH, including how-to find books, journals and articles and use Interlibrary Loan.


Research Process Research Process

Finding collaborators and funding on- and off-campus.  On-campus resources to help you plan your research methods.  Policies and procedures at UNC-CH, including IRB and IACUC.


Writing & Citing Writing & Citing

Resources to help with citation management and publication, including choosing a journal, finding impact factors, managing copyright and Public Access Policy compliance..


More Help More Help

Contact information for the UNC Health Sciences Library.