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Open House at Tompkins-McCaw Library Aug. 19 and 21

August 18, 2014 — Tompkins-McCaw Library to hold open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, and Thursday, Aug. 21. Full article »

VCU Libraries honored with PR Awards

July 24, 2014 — VCU Libraries receives awards for 2013-14 public relations materials. Full article »

Library Fest kicks off Welcome Week Aug. 18

July 24, 2014 — Library Fest set for Aug. 18. Full article »

Virtual library to provide information infrastructure for international addiction studies students

July 24, 2014 — Scientists around the world, including many at VCU, are working to understand addiction to prevent, diagnose and treat it. Now, a VCU Libraries effort is building an information infrastructure for a forward-thinking global program. Full article »

Helene Wecker wins the annual VCU Cabell First Novelist Award

July 24, 2014 — The VCU Department of English has just announced that the winner of this year's VCU Cabell First Novelist Award is Helene Wecker for The Golem and the Jinni, published by HarperCollins. The novel is a historical fantasy set in turn-of-the-century New York City, charting the unlikely friendship and romance between two mythical characters. Full article »

Save the dates for these upcoming VCU Libraries events

June 18, 2014 — We are currently planning our library events for the 2013–14 academic year. It will be another busy year, made even busier than usual by the major construction project going on at Cabell Library, and we expect to offer a great, full lineup of free, public programs to spark dialogue in the community. Full article »

Silent floor, no more

June 6, 2014 — Due to construction and moving, Cabell's fourth floor is not very quiet these days.  Full article »

Cabell Special Collections and Archives closed June 20 and 23

June 6, 2014 — Special Collections and Archives on the fourth floor will be closed Friday and Monday, June 20 and 23. Staff in that department will be moving their offices to the third floor to open space for construction. Full article »

New webcam lets you follow the action in real time

June 2, 2014 — Curious about Cabell construction? A webcam located on the top of Hibbs Hall provides a live feed of progress on the new Monroe Park Library.  Full article »

The Big Shift finale: 1 million-plus items moved in prep for construction

June 5, 2014 — If you've visited Cabell Library in the past 12 months, you've witnessed The Big Shift. You just didn’t know it.   Full article »

Mapp Room remains open to grad students on noisy fourth floor

June 2, 2014 — Mapp Room remains open on noisy fourth floor.  Full article »

[Construction Update] Fourth floor empties, noise continues

June 2, 2014 — Patrons will notice continued noise, activity and movement in Cabell Library in coming days and weeks. Beginning the Week of June 2, expect many changes. Full article »

VCU Libraries Events in Review, 2013-14

May 22, 2014 — This has been a landmark year for VCU Libraries for many reasons. The libraries have been busier than ever, with over 30 featured events and exhibits, not including any of the countless library orientations, information sessions, classes and workshops. Estimated total attendance for events alone reached a record-breaking 7,700 people. To everyone in the audience, our sincere thanks for helping to make this such an exciting time in our history. Full article »

VCU Scholars Compass training sessions open to VCU community

May 20, 2014 — Open training sessions will help launch the VCU Scholars Compass, a publishing and repository platform for the intellectual output of VCU’s academic, research, and administrative communities.  Full article »

Cabell closed Saturday, Tompkins-McCaw opens late due to planned power outages

May 15, 2014 — Cabell Library will be closed on Saturday and that TML will not open until 1 p.m. on Saturday. Both libraries will experience planned power outages on May 17. Full article »

VCU Libraries' student-worker graduates represent university's best and brightest

May 14, 2014 — VCU Libraries is one of the largest employers of student workers at VCU. Their work is critical to operations, from working the service desks and cataloging, from reshelving materials to writing and designing promotional materials. VCU Libraries’ graduating class of 2014 represents the same drive and diversity of which the whole university is proud. A full list of library worker graduates is below. Full article »

Alumni couple gives Torah that survived the Holocaust to VCU Libraries

May 8, 2014 — Virginia Commonwealth University announced today the acquisition of a Sefer Torah, a powerful symbol and moving presence in Jewish worship and community life. Presented by an alumni couple with deep connections to the university, it will be held and safeguarded by the VCU Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. Full article »

Friends of Library host study break with undergrad advisory committee

April 14, 2014 — Just when students were getting to that frantic stage--deeply involved in projects and papers with exams on the horizon--Cabell Library Undergraduate Advisory Committee (CLUAC) and the Friends of VCU Libraries hosted a study break to help students recharge. Full article »

Knott elected to national directorship

April 24, 2014 — Knott elected to national board directorship. Full article »

BrowZine: A new way to keep up with your favorite research journals

April 22, 2014 — BrowZine allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s scholarly journals -- all in a format optimized for your iPad or Android tablet. Full article »

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University posts comic arts photo gallery

June 27, 2014 — University News features Comic Arts Collection Full article »

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