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Cabell Special Collections and Archives closed Aug. 1 9 to 11 a.m.

July 29, 2014 — The Special Collections and Archives Department at James Branch Cabell Library will be closed 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1. Full article »

19th century prints collection offers views and insights of RVA

June 19, 2014 — More than 140 images of daily life in Richmond from 1853 to 1901 are available online. Additional resources are found in Special Collections and Archives at James Branch Cabell Library. Full article »

Students needed! Apply to make a difference at VCU Libraries

August 19, 2014 — For a chance to help make a difference at VCU Libraries, apply to be a member of CLUAC.  Full article »

More hours, more equipment, more service opens VCU Libraries' academic year on both campuses

August 14, 2014 — Users will see many changes at the libraries this fall. Full article »

New digital gallery displays treasures and rare items

September 19, 2014 — VCU Libraries launches digital gallery to display treasures and rare items from Special Collections and Archives.     Full article »

University posts comic arts photo gallery

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

Get into the spirit of it all: Come to Cabell in costume Friday Oct. 31 for free photo with green screen backdrop

October 23, 2014 — Get into the Halloween spirit. Come to Cabell in costume Friday Oct. 31 for free photos shot against our green screen. Full article »

Advance Your Research in walk-in workshops Oct. 14

September 24, 2014 — VCU Libraries repeats its well-received day of walk-in workshops for graduate students and advanced researchers on Wednesday, Oct. 14, Room 250, Cabell Library.  Full article »

Artifacts from VCU Libraries' Girl Scouting collection on view at Virginia Union University through Sept. 28

September 16, 2014 — Girl Scouting in Virginia will receive special recognition this week when a Virginia Historic Marker is unveiled honoring the first African-American troop in the Commonwealth.   Full article »

Take a break from exams at Tompkins-McCaw Library

December 5, 2014 — The exam season can feel long and stressful, so treat yourself to a break at Tompkins-McCaw Library Dec. 8 through 11! We have coffee and refreshments as well as chair massages to help you to recharge and do your best on your exams. Full article »

Request items from other libraries or documents early

December 2, 2014 — Request materials early from Interlibrary Loan.  Full article »

Free posters celebrate diversity, identity and culture

December 27, 2013 — Free posters celebrate diversity, identity and culture 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 »

End-of-the-year gifts so welcome

November 13, 2013 — Your gift to VCU Libraries impacts the success of every one of our hard-working students at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Full article »

Film Screening: The Weight of the Nation: Choices

November 3, 2013 — CHOICES offers viewers the skinny on fat, revealing what science has shown about how to lose weight, maintain weight loss and prevent weight gain. Registration is encouraged.  Full article »

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