Thomas Cooper Library Access

Connect with campus like your college days! Members get exclusive online access and borrowing privileges.

Thomas Cooper Library

Located in the heart of campus, Thomas Cooper Library is the place where you undoubtedly spent several late nights during your time as an undergraduate at Carolina. Now, as alumni, My Carolina members still have access to the libraries in several ways.

Borrowing privileges

Members of the Alumni Association may check out five books at a time for four weeks. 

View the library's catalog here. Current members may also have up to three active requests in the Interlibrary Loan system at one time. All eligible Alumni Association members must have a barcode affixed to their membership card at Thomas Cooper Library (picture ID required) before the card can be used.

Online access

As member of the Alumni Association, you will have exclusive online access to alumni versions of select databases. Once you join, please visit your "My Benefits" page on this website to get the login information. If you can't find the login information, please contact us and we will be glad to provide it to you.


EBSCO’s Alumni Edition, Academic Search     

Designed for the research needs of the post-college professional, this database provides full text for nearly 2,400 journals as well as indexing and abstracting for more than 7,370 journals. Academic Search™ Alumni Edition offers information in nearly every area of academic study including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology, and more. Academic Search Alumni Edition also includes valuable peer-reviewed full text journals, offering critical information from many sources.

EBSCO’s Alumni Edition, Business Source

Also designed for the research needs of the post-college professional, this database provides nearly 1,350 full-text business magazines and journals, of which over 650 are peer-reviewed. Business Source® Alumni Edition includes publications in nearly every area of business including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics and more. Business Source Alumni Edition includes full-text sources ranging from general periodicals to trade publications and top management journals. Additional full-text sources include country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles and more.