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Comic arts giant Stephen R. Bissette to speak Oct. 14

September 20, 2013 — Stephen R. Bissette, one of the biggest names in the comics industry today, comes to VCU to speak on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Grace Street Theater. Full article »

VCU Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale Oct. 21-25

September 19, 2013 — The 2013 VCU Friends of the Library book sale will be held Oct. 21-25 at James Branch Cabell Library.  Full article »

Archaeology and the digital age connect in 3D artifact replicas exhibit

September 19, 2013 — Projects from "Digital Archaeology in the Virtual Curation Laboratory: 3D Scanning and Research at VCU" will be on display beginning Oct. 18 in James Branch Cabell Library. Full article »

Migrating Archives brings LGBT history to Cabell Oct. 21-Dec. 31

September 19, 2013 — "Migrating Archives: LGBT Delegates from Collections around the World" approaches queer history through the vantage points of some 10 individual stories. This innovative show from San Francisco's GLBT History Museum merges art and history, archives and real lives. Full article »

Inaugural Advance Your Research session set for Oct. 15

September 13, 2013 — VCU Libraries will present Advance Your Research on Tuesday, Oct. 15, a full day of walk-in workshops for graduate students and faculty designed to help make their research process better, faster and smarter. Full article »

Award-winning cartoonist James Sturm comes to VCU

September 3, 2013 — James Sturm, award-winning creator of graphic novels such as "Market Day" and "The Golem's Mighty Swing," comes to VCU on Monday, Sept. 16. Full article »

Video posted: Award-winning cartoonist James Sturm talks at VCU

September 3, 2013 — James Sturm, award-winning creator of graphic novels such as "Market Day" and "The Golem's Mighty Swing," visited VCU this past September to give a special lecture to the local community of comics and art enthusiasts. Full article »

VCU Libraries 2013-2014 major exhibits

August 30, 2013 — VCU Libraries hosts a wide variety of exhibits throughout the academic year. Some are traveling exhibits, and others are original, featuring materials from our own collections or created by others in the VCU community. Full article »

VCU Libraries 2013-2014 Events Lineup

August 22, 2013 — VCU Libraries is off and running for the 2013-2014 academic year with a full schedule of events. These events, which are but a small part of all that VCU Libraries accomplishes each year, give an idea of the tremendous diversity in our outreach efforts, our collections and the research interests and needs of our patrons. Full article »

Sept. 10 event, new digital collection look back at 1963 civil rights protests

August 22, 2013 — Historians Brian J. Daugherity and Brian E. Lee visit Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to talk about their article "Program of Action: The Rev. L. Francis Griffin and the Struggle for Racial Equality in Farmville, 1963." Full article »

A good year, thanks to our donors

August 22, 2013 — Fiscal Year 2013 marked the highest amount of money raised by the VCU Friends of the Library to date. The amount of the average Friends gift increased almost 46 percent. Full article »

In the Moment: VCU Fall 2013

August 21, 2013 — Just scant weeks into the new semester, VCU is already having a big year. Scan some headlines. Full article »

New one-stop service desk debuts at Cabell Library

August 15, 2013 — New this fall semester are streamlined services at James Branch Cabell Library. All checkout of books and equpiment loans and initial requests for research assistance are now handled from The Desk in the lobby. Full article »

Tour Cabell through Sept. 6; midnight tour added

August 12, 2013 — Students, staff and faculty can invest a few minutes on a tour of Cabell Library and save time later in the semester.  Full article »

Library Fest to welcome students, faculty and staff to Monroe Park campus

August 1, 2013 — VCU Libraries, Dining Services and Technology Services will present the second annual Library Fest, an open house tied to Welcome Week orientation activities for new students. Library Fest will be held Monday, Aug. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. in James Branch Cabell Library. Full article »

Johnson named head, innovative media

July 26, 2013 — New member of VCU Libraries to begin shaping state-of-the-art innovative media studio for new Monroe Park library.  Full article »

Cabell breaks its record

July 30, 2013 — What's bigger than Nationals baseball or Rams basketball home game attendance? Double the size of Mardi Gras? More popular by far than the Shenandoah National Park? Our Monroe Park Library. Full article »

VCU's digital press launches with British Virginia

July 23, 2013 — At the end of spring semester 2013, VCU Libraries launched British Virginia. The inaugural digital publication is the first of the "Virginia Company Sermons," which William Symonds preached in London in 1609. Full article »

VCU Libraries, AHECs provide vital health care information

August 4, 2013 — VCU Libraries collaborates to create a website that provides health care practitioners with the information they need to best treat their patients. Full article »

VCU honors important literary publications

July 22, 2013 — The VCU Department of English has recently announced the winners of both of its celebrated annual literary book awards: the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the Levis Reading Prize, which is presented for the best first or second book of poems. Full article »

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