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.
September 5, 2018 — New webinars cover myriad of health sciences and library resources topics.
February 28, 2018 — VCU Libraries marks 3 million collection milestone with a trio of events honoring authors and representative additions.
November 6, 2018 — VCU Libraries invites student submissions for anniversary exhibit "50: a measure, a marker, a milestone"
February 15, 2018 — VCU Libraries honored with the 2018 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award recognizing staff at college, university and community college libraries for providing exemplary programs, resources and services.
July 2, 2018 — Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences is now accepting applications from students for 2018-19 seats on its advisory committee.
May 14, 2018 — Five new affordable course content faculty projects in progress.
February 1, 2018 — VCU Libraries invites students to share their insights about textbook costs in an interactive exercise in the library, on an online form and on social media.
January 16, 2018 — Faculty invited to apply for affordable course content grants by April 16.
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.
August 1, 2018 — VCU student selected for elite Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence.
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.
February 21, 2018 — Popular retired professor and speaker Charles Brownell, Ph.D., talks and leads tour on Franklin Street manses April 7.
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.
January 15, 2018 — VCU Libraries offers a series of webinars about citation management platforms this spring semester.
January 18, 2018 — New, convenient webinars offer essential training on using key library resources.
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.
February 13, 2018 — With “Black Panther” debuting in theaters Friday, Cindy Jackson, library specialist for comic arts, discussed the role.
March 6, 2018 — James Branch Cabell Library is participating in a community, inaugural CURRENT Art Fair that focuses on art books with a March 22 open house and show-and-tell about the library's significant Book Art Collection.
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.
November 6, 2018 — Loaner laptop kiosks down for semester. Get loaners from IT Support Center.
March 2, 2018 — Take a moment from your day to pause and enjoy some music in the lobby of Cabell Library. Wednesday, March 14, between 2:15 and 3:15 p.m., students from the VCU Department of Music, instructed by Professor Susanna Klein, will perform a selection of classical pieces beside the main staircase on the first floor of Cabell.
July 16, 2018 — In wake of loss of federally-funded information clearinghouse, turn to these sources for evidence based clinical guidelines.
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.
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.
July 3, 2018 — Get Ready is theme for Aug. 15 intensive on dissertation and thesis research planning.
July 3, 2018 — Registration open for Aug. 15 dissertation/thesis planning camp.
November 30, 2018 — Start off your New Year on the right track at dissertation and thesis writing retreat Jan. 7 and 8.
September 21, 2018 — Exhibits, a film and a discussion mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 6, 2018 — Outsanding first novel tells sweeping story of one man's suffering and discoveries.
June 13, 2018 — The three finalists for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award have just been announced.
February 22, 2018 — VCU Libraries hosts tour of Folger Library during A-10 tourney in D.C.
April 16, 2018 — Giftst to RamPantry benefit library users who owe fines.
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 — VCU Libraries organizes GIS Day, open to all.
April 19, 2018 — New VCU Libraries app helps you find library services with ease.
September 28, 2018 — VCU Health clinical health care staff and providers invited to free workshops on health literacy.
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.
October 15, 2018 — Med student researches rural health care topics with help from health sciences librarian.
April 19, 2018 — Just Use One paper towel aims to reduce waste in Cabell Library.
October 15, 2018 — Newly named Associated University Librarian Laura W. Gariepy to oversee all aspects of learning, teaching and research.
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.
July 31, 2018 — The annual Library Fest open house takes place Monday, Aug. 20, 2 to 4 p.m. at James Branch Cabell Library.
March 12, 2018 — Historian discusses progressive women in Virginia.
March 12, 2018 — Menorah Review is now available on VCU's free scholarly platform Scholars Compass.
September 10, 2018 — Librarian's participation in national fellowship program will boster VCU's initiatives in affordable texts and open access scholarly communications.
May 18, 2020 — All alumni have library access now.
September 6, 2018 — Special book displays will be set up for Nobel Week Oct. 1-8.
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).
September 28, 2018 — School of Medicine faculty member to respresent VCU at OpenCon in Toronto.
August 2, 2018 — VCU Libraries will give one scholarship for international OpenCon in Toronto.
September 19, 2018 — New documentary exposing the ugly profiteering side of academic research set to show on campus Oct. 25.
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.
March 27, 2018 — Stephani ("Nia") Rodgers becomes the new Public Affairs Research Librarian, effective April 10, 2018.
March 27, 2018 — New faculty member helps peers with research data management.
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 7, 2018 — Real Life Film Series features six documentaries that showcase issues of human health.
August 1, 2018 — Prepare for RefWorks' retirement. Move citations to new platforms now.
September 7, 2018 — Informal meetups set for Sept. 18 and 19 for VCU people interested in communication and research.
February 13, 2018 — Flu expert Jeffery Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D. (M.D.’86/M; Ph.D.’87/M) to deliver Sanger Series lecture Feb. 19.
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.
October 15, 2018 — Q&A interview with new research and education librarian Stacey Wahl.
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.
March 12, 2018 — VCU undergrads eligible for Association of Research Libraries fellowship must apply by April 26.
March 27, 2018 — Students: Submit end-of-semester projects to Cabell Screen.
May 3, 2018 — New appointee to join senior leadership team at VCU Libraries.
January 23, 2018 — New this semester: Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences hosts Technology Tuesdays, bringing Innovative Media presentations to the MCV Campus.
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).
December 12, 2018 — New grants will reduce text costs for students. Faculty should apply by Jan. 31, 2019.
January 18, 2018 — Spring semester schedule for Wednesdays in the Workshop.
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.
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.
November 29, 2018 — Zine collection inspires community workshop at 50th commemoration Nov. 30.