April 16, 2018 — Giftst to RamPantry benefit library users who owe fines.
April 19, 2018 — New VCU Libraries app helps you find library services with ease.
March 27, 2018 — New faculty member helps peers with research data management.
May 3, 2018 — Florida State’s conundrum about how to deal with pricey academic publishers is shared by many research libraries. Journal “big deals” resemble cable or satellite TV packages in which the consumer’s choice is limited and the prices are high.
May 3, 2018 — After evaluating the nature, scope and rationale of a wide range of different types of book collections submitted for the first VCU Student Book Collecting Contest, the judging panel has announced the 2017–18 winners and runners-up.
May 3, 2018 — New appointee to join senior leadership team at VCU Libraries.
February 9, 2018 — Two art exhibition catalogues originally published by the Anderson Gallery are now available online through VCU Libraries’ free online repository Scholars Compass.
May 14, 2018 — Five new affordable course content faculty projects in progress.
April 19, 2018 — Just Use One paper towel aims to reduce waste in Cabell Library.
May 21, 2018 — Series of exhibits, educational sessions, sensory experiences and more held at universities, museums, galleries, parks, on websites and in other spheres includes two free VCU Libraries sessions.
May 18, 2018 — With a month still left in the 2017–18 fiscal year, VCU Libraries has already hosted 352 events, nearly 100 more than in 2016–17, making this our busiest and most productive year ever for events.
May 21, 2018 — VCU Libraries’ Social Welfare History Image Portal is the 2018 recipient of The Center for Research Libraries’ Primary Source Award for Acces.
May 18, 2020 — All alumni have library access now.
June 13, 2018 — The three finalists for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award have just been announced.
July 3, 2018 — Get Ready is theme for Aug. 15 intensive on dissertation and thesis research planning.
June 20, 2018 — Special Collections and Archives at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences organized the Heritage Room exhibit. It’s a visual review of previous milestones -- 1938 (Medical College of Virginia’s centennial), 1968 (School of Nursing’s 75th anniversary), 1993 (their centennial) and 2013 (120th anniversary).
July 3, 2018 — Registration open for Aug. 15 dissertation/thesis planning camp.
July 13, 2018 — Kaveh Akbar, winner of the 2018 Levis Reading Prize for his poetry collection “Calling a Wolf a Wolf,” will do a reading Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the James Branch Cabell Library, followed by a reception in his honor.
March 19, 2018 — A wood sculpture—and functional bench—that evokes the seven-mile section of the James River that runs through Richmond was installed in the lobby of James Branch Cabell Library during spring break.
July 16, 2018 — In wake of loss of federally-funded information clearinghouse, turn to these sources for evidence based clinical guidelines.
July 31, 2018 — The annual Library Fest open house takes place Monday, Aug. 20, 2 to 4 p.m. at James Branch Cabell Library.
August 2, 2018 — VCU Libraries will give one scholarship for international OpenCon in Toronto.
August 1, 2018 — VCU student selected for elite Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence.
August 3, 2018 — Open houses at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences are Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
August 23, 2018 — The Friends of VCU Libraries' fall book sale returns Oct. 26-31 to Cabell Library. Again, proceeds benefit library programs and service projects of the VCU Emerging Leaders Program.
August 15, 2018 — Trying to get a headstart on research before classes begin? Be aware Proquest will be offline over the weekend for scheduled maintenance.
August 1, 2018 — Prepare for RefWorks' retirement. Move citations to new platforms now.
July 31, 2018 — Undergraduates are needed for the 2018-19 term for the The Cabell Library Undergraduate Advisory Committee (CLUAC). The committee promotes the value of Cabell Library in the academic and social life of VCU and advises VCU Libraries' leadership.
July 2, 2018 — Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences is now accepting applications from students for 2018-19 seats on its advisory committee.
September 5, 2018 — Archives Fest, an open house with tables staffed by archivists, will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the library at 901 Park Ave., Richmond.
September 6, 2018 — Special book displays will be set up for Nobel Week Oct. 1-8.
September 5, 2018 — New webinars cover myriad of health sciences and library resources topics.
September 7, 2018 — Informal meetups set for Sept. 18 and 19 for VCU people interested in communication and research.
September 7, 2018 — Real Life Film Series features six documentaries that showcase issues of human health.
September 10, 2018 — Librarian's participation in national fellowship program will boster VCU's initiatives in affordable texts and open access scholarly communications.
September 19, 2018 — Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s Stitt Library joins the Social Welfare History Image Portal’s as partner organization. VCU Libraries leads this national consortium providing archival images and access to collections nationwide.
September 19, 2018 — New documentary exposing the ugly profiteering side of academic research set to show on campus Oct. 25.
September 21, 2018 — Exhibits, a film and a discussion mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
March 27, 2018 — Stephani ("Nia") Rodgers becomes the new Public Affairs Research Librarian, effective April 10, 2018.
September 28, 2018 — VCU Health clinical health care staff and providers invited to free workshops on health literacy.
September 28, 2018 — School of Medicine faculty member to respresent VCU at OpenCon in Toronto.
September 28, 2018 — What do faculty need in the digital age? VCU Libraries invites all teaching and research faculty to help answer that key question and more in the national Ithaka S+R Local Faculty Survey. The confidential survey will be administered by email Oct. 22-Nov. 16.
October 15, 2018 — Newly named Associated University Librarian Laura W. Gariepy to oversee all aspects of learning, teaching and research.
October 15, 2018 — VCU Libraries organizes GIS Day, open to all.
October 25, 2018 — VCU hosts its third transcribathon Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303).
October 25, 2018 — VCU Libraries is launching a new series of lunchtime brown bag events on qualitative research. In celebration of the new VCU Graduate Credential in Qualitative Research, librarians will be sharing resources, doing training and leading discussion about qualitative research.
September 6, 2018 — Outsanding first novel tells sweeping story of one man's suffering and discoveries.
November 6, 2018 — VCU Libraries invites student submissions for anniversary exhibit "50: a measure, a marker, a milestone"
November 6, 2018 — Loaner laptop kiosks down for semester. Get loaners from IT Support Center.
November 7, 2018 — New Cabell Library exhibit, created by staff and faculty in the Division of Strategic Enrollment Mgement, features portraits of students — and an inspirational quote from each first-gen student.
November 13, 2018 — VCU Libraries will host a food drive Nov. 25-Dec. 18 to stock RamPantry @ VCU, which provides nutritious and culturally appropriate emergency food to VCU students.
October 15, 2018 — Q&A interview with new research and education librarian Stacey Wahl.
November 20, 2018 — New online exhibit explores ephemera and revealing notes and items left in rare books found in Special Collections and Archives at Cabell Library.
October 15, 2018 — Med student researches rural health care topics with help from health sciences librarian.
November 29, 2018 — Zine collection inspires community workshop at 50th commemoration Nov. 30.
November 29, 2018 — VCU Libraries' interlibrary loan and delivery services will be closed Dec. 21 to Jan. 2. Researchers are encouraged to submit requests early in December.
December 12, 2018 — New grants will reduce text costs for students. Faculty should apply by Jan. 31, 2019.
December 14, 2018 — To respond to the modified exam schedule due to recent weather closings, James Branch Cabell Library will extend its operating hours to serve students.
November 30, 2018 — Start off your New Year on the right track at dissertation and thesis writing retreat Jan. 7 and 8.