Whether studying, researching, or simply looking for a quiet place to read, the College Library provides an excellent atmosphere to support your academic experience.

Location
The Library is located on the lower level of the main hospital campus building of Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast, a facility of Atrium Health.  When entering the building through the employee entrance, under the blue awning, take the stairwell to the right of the main hallway to the lower level. There is directional signage along the lower corridor indicating the way to the Library.

If entering the Marian Cannon Hayes Center, take the elevator to the basement level and follow the signage.

Library Manager:
Cassie Dixon
704-403-1798

Librarian:

Cynthia Kuntzelman
704-403-1386

Staff

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Cassie Dixon, RN, BSN, MLIS
Library Manager, Librarian
Phone: 704-403-1798

Ms. Dixon received Bachelor Degrees in Nursing and Anthropology from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and the degree of Master of Library and Information Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She became a Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Librarian in August of 2014. Her background includes teaching evidence-based nursing classes, developing library liaison and outreach programs, maintaining electronic resources and serials and developing the health sciences collection. She is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse with experience in perioperative nursing, trauma surgery nursing, community health and occupational health nursing. Her teaching background includes teaching anatomy and physiology and critical thinking skills. Cassie enjoys gardening and reading.

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Cynthia Kuntzelman, MLIS
eResources & Serials Librarian
704-403-1386

Mrs. Kuntzelman earned a Bachelor of Science in History with a minor in Legal Studies from Illinois State University.  She earned a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ranked as the top LIS program in the country since 1996.  She is a North Carolina Certified Public Librarian, and became a Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Librarian in October of 2016.  Her background includes significant medical claims experience including LOMA, FLMI and HIAA designations, as well as extensive volunteer experience in K-12 media centers in both Illinois and North Carolina.  She currently volunteers at Hickory Ridge Middle School in the media center.  Cindy enjoys reading, traveling, and talking to book authors at conventions.

If you are needing research assistance, please email Cassie Dixon to set up a consultation. Cassie Dixon, RN, BSN, MLIS, is the Library Manager. She has been a medical librarian for ten years.

The Librarians look forward to working with you on your information needs. They can assist with literature searches, full text retrieval, accessing journals and databases, and other library services.

Hours of Operation
The Library can be accessed 24/7 with your badge.  The Librarians general hours are Monday - Thursdays 8:00am-4:00 pm, Fridays 8:00am-1:00pm and evenings/weekends by appointment.

Resources
The Staff suggests the following links to help you with your academic and clinical research.

  • College Library: Find all the resources you need to support your academic experience.
  • AHEC Digital Library: a full-featured portal for North Carolina healthcare professionals providing access to journals, textbooks, and many other electronic resources. Access to this site requires a password. To get a password, please fill out this form
  • Online Catalog : Find a book, journal, or other resource in the College OPAC "Resource Mate". 
  • Yearbooks: Browse and review our collection of Yearbooks.

The Library is equipped with computers and copiers that are available for patron use.

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