Alumni Card

The Alumni Perks card (Alumni card) can be used to check out materials at the J. Murrey Atkins Library. If you join the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association, you will receive a free Alumni Perks card, which can be used to check out up to six items at a time.

For more information about using the Alumni card in the library, call the J. Murrey Atkins Library Circulation Desk at 704.687.0491 or email


JSTOR access


Registering for the Alumni Perks program will also give you free remote access to JSTOR.



Endnote is a software tool that helps manage citations, bibliographies, and references for research, essays, and other scholarly communication. If you downloaded Endnote to your desktop as a UNC Charlotte student, the software will remain even after you graduate. For more information, see Alumni Access to Endnote.


Library Databases

Some of the databases you have come to rely on are accessible online in limited format or through the public library. The J. Murrey Atkins Library offers access to research databases available on select computers in the library. Access to these databases is only available on campus.

Alumni do not have access to the Interlibrary Loan service offered through the library; however, the Interlibrary Loan service is available through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

The following are free databases that you can access from your personal or home computer:

  • JSTOR‚Äôs Register and Read program allows you to read up to 3 articles every 2 weeks. Click here to watch a tutorial on the JSTOR's database.
  • NC Live offers free access to many eBooks, audiobooks, videos, and other resources.
  • The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers access to a list of resources.