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Enter now: Microscopic images contest showcases science and beauty

January 8, 2014 — The Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences invites you to enter your best microscopic images into "Through the Looking Glass: A Microscopic Image Contest." Selected images will be displayed in the gallery at Tompkins-McCaw Library and will be eligible for cash prizes. Full article »

March 28 openVCU session to generate dialogue about open education, teaching, learning and scholarship

February 26, 2014 — The Center for Teaching Excellence, Online @VCU, VCU Libraries and the Instructional Technology Advisory Group sponsor openVCU, a three-part symposium to generate dialogue about open education, teaching, learning and scholarship. More Full article »

VCU hosts first THATCamp for RVA

January 31, 2014 — VCU Libraries and other on-campus partners will host RVA's first THATCamp March 14-15. Full article »

Cabell reduces operating hours during spring break

March 7, 2014 — Cabell Library reduces hours during spring break. Full article »

Construction Update: First floor printer corral scheduled for shutdown March 7-14

March 6, 2014 — Printer center on first floor Cabell scheduled for shutdown March 7-14 Full article »

Construction Update: Bike racks will move March 10

February 26, 2014 — The back racks on the southeast side of the atrium will be moved March 10. Don't park there.  Full article »

Construction schedule set for new library

January 15, 2014 — The new library on the Monroe Park Campus is inching closer to reality. Here is the preliminary construction timeline.  Full article »

Book illustrations by Degas on view through Feb. 28

January 15, 2014 — Degas book illustrations on view through Feb. 28 Full article »

Make it Real desk comes to Cabell Library

February 22, 2014 — Are you up for a challenge? VCU is holding a campus-wide, social media scavenger hunt Feb. 24–28 and VCU Libraries is participating. Full article »

Schedule Update: New Cabell Library entrance will open Friday, March 21.

March 20, 2014 — The temporary Cabell Library entrance will open Friday, March 21. Entrance will be in use throughout the construction process, through fall 2015.   Full article »

Keep up with Cabell construction updates

March 20, 2014 — New website keeps track of construction activity, progress and noise alerts. Bookmark it.  Full article »

Students hold open forum on library April 3

April 2, 2014 — Students will gather for an open forum on VCU Libraries Thursday, April 3, 5 to 6 p.m., in Room 250 at James Branch Cabell Library. Full article »

Advance Your Research sessions set for March 19

March 4, 2014 — Advance Your Research sessions set for March 19. Full article »

Come and recharge at a study break with CLUAC and the Friends of VCU Libraries

April 14, 2014 — We know that you're deep in projects and papers and that exams are coming up soon, so the Cabell Library Undergraduate Advisory Committee (CLUAC) and the Friends of VCU Libraries are hosting a study break to help you recharge. Join us on Tuesday, April 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the conference room on the fourth floor of Cabell Library. There will be free coffee, sodas and snacks. Full article »

The Visual and the Verbal

December 11, 2013 — One of the biggest national names in comic arts has a new inspiration – the students at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Full article »

Interlibrary Loan office closed Dec. 21-Jan. 2, 2014

December 2, 2013 — The VCU Libraries Interlibrary Loan and Document Deliver Services will not operate during the VCU Winter Break. Full article »

Looking back on the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Night

November 15, 2013 — Thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Night one of the best attended in the award's 12-year history. Full article »

Best Books of 2013 Lists

December 13, 2013 — Finding a good book to read can be tough, and bestseller lists aren't always the most reliable. But as the year winds down, those in the know have compiled their lists of the best books of 2013--books that thrill you and make you think.   Full article »

Readers needed for the 2014 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award contest

November 15, 2013 — The VCU Cabell First Novelist Award is given each year to the author of an outstanding first novel published during the previous calendar year. But in order to select the winner, we need your help.  Full article »

Girl Scouting exhibition marks centennial

November 13, 2013 — Just as the Girl Scouts of America marked the centennial of its founding in 2012, VCU Libraries secured a significant donation of records and materials from The Girl Scouts Commonwealth Council of Virginia. Full article »

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