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Services and Initiatives

Reducing One Barrier to Student Success

VCU Libraries offers faculty financial incentives to adopt or create free or low-cost textbook alternatives. Apply for grants by June 30.

Affordable Course Grants 2019
Reducing One Barrier to Student Success
Donors and Projects

Friends of VCU Libraries' Design Award

Inaugural contest winner's work will appear on tee-shirts, Cabell Screen and more.

Design contest
Friends of VCU Libraries' Design Award
Technology and Services

History in Their Hands

Made in The Workshop: History student's 3D images will make house museum's collection more accessible.

Photo project
History in Their Hands
Research & Education

Making a Mark

Medical student credits librarian with securing funding and guiding research project

Feature story about project
Making a Mark
Access to Collections

Rare photographs of civil rights protests part of new Digital Virginias hub.

VCU's Freedom Now images in Digital Public Library of America.

Digital Virginias
Rare photographs of civil rights protests part of new Digital Virginias hub.
Exhibits & Student Success

Uplifting Showcase of Student Success

New campus exhibit focuses on first-generation students

First Gen Exhibit
Uplifting Showcase of Student Success
Services and Resources

Alumni access to libraries expands

Graduates can checkout books and use some equipment.

New alumni benefits
Alumni access to libraries expands
Art and Collections

Anderson Gallery Collection

Special Collections and Archives houses more than 3,000 works of fine and decorative art.

Anderson Gallery Collection
Anderson Gallery Collection
Digital Resources

Social Welfare History Project tells a sweeping story

VCU Libraries updates and re-launches digital project founded by pioneering social worker Jack Hansan

SWHP founder Jack Hansan
Social Welfare History Project tells a sweeping story
Digital Exhibit

James Branch Cabell: Man of Letters and Libraries

Online compendium celebrates Mr. Cabell's literary legacy.

Visit the Display
James Branch Cabell: Man of Letters and Libraries
News and New Library

Cabell Library a "Library Journal" Landmark Library

Design and architecture lauded in competitive national awards program

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Cabell Library a
On the Cabell Screen

Diverse, intriguing and inspiring art and images that showcase scholarship, student work and stories.

Open and affordable course content

Lowering student costs and increasing student success with free or open alternatives to high-cost course materials

Scholars Compass

VCU's institutional repository and source for advice about copyright, intellectual property and scholarly publishing

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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