FAQ

General

Tech Stuff

Books, Newspapers and Articles

General

What resources are in the Park Library?

The Park Library is here to help you find the best resources. Check out our Research page to find ways to get started!

Can we eat & drink in the library? Eat and Drink in the Library icon

Yes! Please be reasonable and responsible when eating.  In order to preserve a clean and pleasant study environment, we request that library users dispose of any food wrappers or drink containers in the appropriate trash/recycling bins, clean up any spills, and take particular care around library collections and equipment. Beside that, feel free to eat to your hearts content!

I’m lost, how do I find the “Freedom Forum” … someone’s office … Room 33?

Here is a link to Carroll Hall maps, and UNC Campus maps.

Does the Park have a stapler?

Yes!  The Park Library has a stapler located near the CCI printer in the middle of the library.  We also have a few other office supplies for you toStapler use:

  • tape
  • scissors
  • three hole punch
  • electric pencil sharpener

These are next to the desk across from the photocopier.

Where are the other Libraries? What are their hours?icon-logofooter

 

Check out the hours & locations for all of the libraries on UNC’s campus!

My book is overdue, now what?! / Library finesicon-coinss

Fines can be complicated, so check out our page about borrowing to learn more!

Where is the Lost and Found?

Lose something?  Check with the Park Library Staff at the Information Desk.  We keep lost & found items for at least 30 days, but after that, we send items to campus-wide Lost and Found, at Alpha Phi Omega Lost and Found, which can be reached at 962-1044.

How do I get a carrel at Davis Library?

Davis Library Group Studies Policy / Graduate Carrels

  • Registered graduate students are eligible for assignment to graduate carrels for a maximum of three continuous years.
  • Undergraduates writing an Honor’s Thesis may be eligible for assignment to an open cubicle for a maximum of two semesters.
  • How do I apply? Fill out an application form available at the Davis Library Circulation desk.

Tech Stuff

How do I print in the Park Library?

The Park Library has a CCI printer located in the middle of the library near the center Macs.  Read more about campus printing options.

My phone / Mac / PC is running out of gas. How can I charge them?

The library has chargers that you can borrow for:icon-charger

  • iPhones
  • Macs and PCs

We also have two Thunderbolt displays that charge and display MacBooks!

Fax machine, I need one. / Does the Park Library have a fax machine? logoPrint_Stop

Use the Print Stop & Copy Center on the third floor of UNC Student Stores.

Faxes are 50¢ per sheet, with no charge for cover sheets and a maximum charge of $3.00.

What is the Bloomberg terminal and how do I use it?Bloomberg logo

The Bloomberg terminal is a financial database with up to date information about companies and markets worldwide.  Learning to use the Bloomberg can be tricky, so check out our Bloomberg Guide or contact Stephanie to set up a time to learn it.

Books, Newspapers and Articles

How do I renew my books?!Carolina MyLibrary book icon

Renewing books is a breeze! Go to MyLibrary, login with your Onyen, and click the link to your items next to ‘Renew’.  From there, you can either select individual items to renew or press the button that says ‘Renew all’.

How do I access journal articles off campus?

In order to access journal articles from off campus, start at the library website to reach the articles.  This will prompt you to put in your Onyen and password … which will let you access the article.

What are Reserves?

Reserves are books put on hold by professors for the students in their classes. Reserves shelfThese books are high in demand, so they are only available for two-hour checkout. If you need a reserve book, ask at the Park Library desk.

Can I return books from other libraries at the Park?

Of course! Any book from any library on UNC’s campus can be returned at the Park Library.

Can I check out books if I am not a student?

Yes, but first you have to head over to Davis Library to get a borrower’s card.  Here is some more information to help you out!

How do I request books online?
  • Look in the catalog for the book that you want
  • Click the little truck icon icon-RequestTruckin the UNC Catalog and the Search TRLN Cataloglogo-CarolinaBLU
  • You will be prompted for the library that you would like the book sent to.
  •  You can also submit a request directly using this book request form.

For more information, check out the Requesting a Book FAQ.

Where can I find information about newspaper circulation?

 

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The Park Library has a Newspaper Circulation guide that will help!  If you have questions about finding the newspaper circulation, please contact us.

Find Us

Room 265, Carroll Hall
UNC-Chapel Hill
Directions to the Library

Contact Us

UNCParkLib @ unc.edu
919.843.8300

Hours

Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Equipment @ Park

computer 11 Macs
printer CCI printer
copy Photocopier
Bloomberg terminal Bloomberg terminal
scanner Scanner
Thunderbolt 2 Thunderbolt displays

Software

Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Creative Suite 6
Final Cut Final Cut
Microsoft Office Microsoft Office

Check Out

Earbuds Earbuds
Chargers Mac, PC, and iPhone chargers
Clickers Presentation clickers