Appointment: Health Sciences Librarian

September 28, 2018
Carl Leak

Carl Leak joined the University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, September 10 as health sciences librarian

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Leak as health sciences librarian, effective September 10.

In this position based at the Health Sciences Library, Carl will respond to reference and search requests from health disciplines including allied health, dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health. He will provide instruction through workshops, course sessions and online modules, and will assist users to effectively select and use information tools and resources.

Carl will also partner with colleagues to advise clients on information sources, data management, scholarly communications and emerging library services.

Prior to this appointment, Carl was systems biology and life sciences librarian at the Mercer Library at George Mason University in Manassas, Virginia. He has held positions in medical and health sciences librarianship at Howard University’s Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library in Washington, D.C., and at Winston-Salem State University’s C.G. O’Kelly Library, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Carl holds an M.L.S. from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina; an M.A. in English with a concentration in technical and professional communication from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina; and a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Reach Carl at or (919) 966-0811.

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