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Welcome from the University Librarian

Our mission statement says it all: By enriching scholarship, learning, and critical care through teaching, collections, and leadership, the VCU Libraries advances the academic success of students, faculty, staff, and heath care professionals throughout Virginia Commonwealth University. Welcome from John Ulmschneider »

Library locations

VCU Libraries has two main library locations: James Branch Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences on the MCV Campus.

Auxiliary library operations include the VCUQatar Library on VCU's Doha, Qatar campus; and the VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library, operated by the VCU Libraries in partnership with the VCU Health System. 



Collections and partnerships


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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