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

The Library is located on the lower level of the main hospital campus building of Atrium Health Cabarrus. 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



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

Ms. Dixon received bachelor's 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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Amy Burns, MLS
eResources & Serials Librarian
Phone: 704-403-1386

Ms. Burns holds a Master of Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Wisconsin at Stout.  Her background includes public, university, and community college library experience in Reference, Instruction, and Assistant Director positions. She has served as library liaison to allied health programs including Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Dental Hygienist.  Her teaching background includes serving as online adjunct faculty in the Information and Library Science program at University of Maine at Augusta as well as research and information literacy instruction to allied health students at Central Piedmont Community College. Amy enjoys fitness activities, travel with her husband and friends, and creating custom jewelry.

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

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Library can be accessed 24 hours a day with your badge.  Hospital guidelines apply to the library space including PPE guidance and physical distancing.  Librarians can be contacted severn days a week by email, with regular library staffing hours of 8-4 M-F with Wednesday hours until 6 and weekends and other evenings by appointment.  

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.
  • 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.