William Rand Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine

Students, faculty, staff, and university affiliates are required to wear face coverings in all NC State buildings and all university programs held in non-university buildings. Individuals who do not adhere to the University’s Community Standards or library rules will lose access to the Hill and Hunt library buildings along with the Veterinary Medicine Library.

For more information about the enforcement of this policy, visit What to Know About the Libraries.

What to Expect at the VML in Spring 2021

Using the library

  • The library is open only to NC State affiliates.
  • A face covering is required at all times, in accordance with University guidelines.
  • Eating and drinking in the library is not allowed.
  • Only individual seating and study space is available.  Reservations are not required.

Desktop computers are not available

If you need to search the online catalog, please use your own computer or device, or ask at the Service Desk for assistance.

You can borrow technology devices, including laptops and chargers

Devices you can borrow at the VML

Headphones are not available to borrow.

Faculty and Staff can borrow technology items from ESS through the Library.  Visit the ESS Tech page to see what is available and make requests.

Books and print materials

All Print Reserves will not circulate at this time.  You can request to have a chapter or section of these books scanned and delivered to you as a PDF.

All returned books or other materials will be quarantined for four days before being discharged, so please be aware that items you have returned may continue to appear on your library account during the quarantine period.

COVID-19 research resources

COVID-19 Resources from the Veterinary Medicine Library

Recursos COVID-19 (en español) de la Biblioteca de Medicina Veterinaria


About the VML

The Veterinary Medicine Library supports education and discovery in life sciences, veterinary medicine, and animal and human health at North Carolina State University and clinical care provided through the College of Veterinary Medicine. The Library is open to everyone seeking knowledge to advance health.

About William Rand Kenan, Jr.

The Library is named for William Rand Kenan, Jr., one of NC State University’s most generous philanthropists. He established the Randleigh Foundation Trust, a charitable organization committed to such important initiatives as the NC State University Libraries and the College of Veterinary Medicine. More about William Rand Kenan Jr.

Giving to the VML