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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 »

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 »

Graduate research posters project inaugurates VCU's new online publishing platform

April 21, 2014 — Graduate research posters may now be submitted to VCU Libraries digital archives. Full article »

Faculty Survey open to Friday, April 25

April 21, 2014 — Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey extended to April 25 to invite more participation from faculty. University Librarian John Ulmschneider writes about the data's importance in The Academy.    Full article »

Opening April 25: Gallery showcases VCU scientists' microscopic images

April 10, 2014 — Anders Hånell, Ryan Clohessy and Gireesh Reddy are recipients of prizes and best in show honors in "Through the Looking Glass,” a VCU Libraries contest and exhibition of microscopic images created by VCU students, faculty and staff. Full article »

Academic Learning Commons extends open hours to expand study space

April 15, 2014 — Beginning Monday, April 21, the Academic Learning Commons will extend its hours to 2 a.m. to accommodate end-of-semester crunch students. Full article »

April 7-18: Survey will assess what faculty need in the digital age

April 4, 2014 — What do faculty need in the digital age? VCU faculty to participate in survey April 7-18. Data will inform strategic decision-making.   Full article »

The Academy blog debuts: Insights for faculty about libraries and academic work today

April 10, 2014 — VCU Libraries new blog The Academy debuts today with a column by University Librarian John E. Ulmschneider about the important information being gathered from faculty participating in a current survey about how they approach their research. Full article »

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cabell

April 9, 2014 — James Branch Cabell, the namesake of Cabell Library, remains an inspiration to writers and artists many years after his death. April 14 is his birthday. On the occasion of his 135th birthday, VCU Libraries unveils a new research guide and information packages about Mr. Cabell. Please enjoy and explore. Also look for social media about Mr. Cabell all week.  Full article »

VCU Libraries projects provide trusted public health information

April 7, 2014 — The first week of April is National Public Health Week, organized by the American Public Health Association. In support of this week of focus, a VCU Libraries social media campaign [A Healthy You] showcases free and available online resources prepared by librarians and through community partnerships. Full article »

Sanger Series topic: What is the future of scholars' intellectual property?

April 9, 2014 — The next Sanger Series lecture features Stanford University's John Willinsky on "Intellectual Property." Full article »

VCU unveils rare collection of Virginia civil rights protest photographs

April 3, 2014 — VCU unveils rare collection of Virginia civil rights protest photographs. Freedom Now Project asks for the public's help in learning details about people, protests Full article »

VCU Libraries Alumni Month Events Lineup

March 20, 2014 — The university is growing and adapting to new needs in the community, new trends in scholarship and new technology. During VCU Alumni Month, held every April, the university celebrates our thousands of inspiring and active alumni through events and activities that look back at our rich history and forward to our future. VCU Libraries celebrates VCU Alumni Month with a variety of events and exhibits highlighting the tremendous diversity and vivacity of the VCU community. Full article »

VCU Tech Fair on April 8 and 9

March 28, 2014 — Technology Services and VCU Libraries present the 2014 VCU Tech Fair on Tuesday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Richmond Salons University Student Commons and on Wednesday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences. The event Features "hands-on" demos, presentations, free light lunch and giveaways. Full article »

Digital Pragmata: Scholar, Maker, Creator: New Humanities Conversations

February 20, 2014 — The dynamism of the digital age creates myriad challenges and opportunities for creators, scholars and researchers alike. It is changing everything about scholarship, from the kind of information we delve into to the ways in which we present it. The newest panel from the VCU Libraries’ Digital Pragmata series investigates how scholarship in the humanities can best respond to this intersection. Full article »

Submit undergraduate student research posters to new VCU Libraries digital archive

March 19, 2014 — VCU Libraries supports undergraduate research by providing a digital archive of student work. This service of VCU Libraries is free and open to all undergraduates and their faculty mentors.  Full article »

New Sanger Series explores emerging and ethical issues in scholarship in the digital age

January 6, 2014 — The VCU Office of Research and VCU Libraries will launch The Sanger Series in 2014, a new speaker series designed to address ethical issues and trends that affect research, scholarship and creative expression Full article »

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