February 10, 2020 — Every year VCU Libraries manages somehow to break its previous event records. This year, 2018–19, the libraries hosted 594 events with a combined attendance of approximately 32,000. That’s an increase of 208 events and 6,970 attendees from the year before.
November 13, 2019 — 80 local artists will showcase their work this weekend as the first Richmond Indie Comic Expo soars into Cabell Library.
April 24, 2019 — Students present research findings in Access4All Friday, April 26.
July 1, 2019 — Health sciences library seeks student volunteers for working group.
June 17, 2019 — Virtual Library of Virginia grants available for faculty. Awards of $1,000 to $30,000 are available. VCU librarians will help with grant applications.
April 23, 2019 — Financial support now available to faculty for 2019 projects that adopt zero-cost resources or create openly-licensed alternatives to expensive textbooks.
August 7, 2019 — Six new projects will broaden VCU's affordable course content options.
March 13, 2019 — Visitors who cannot climb stairs can see artifacts from Agecroft Hall's second floor because of 3D image technology from VCU Libraries.
September 4, 2019 — During FY19, two web-based resources grew and served thousands of users.
July 30, 2019 — VCU Libraries to host two ARL fellows this academic year. Librarians will train and mentor them.
March 18, 2019 — VCU students: Apply for fellowship in librarianship by April 26.
November 1, 2019 — VCU Libraries contributes to online exhibit “Enslaved People in the Southeast” curated by Southeastern research libraries consortium.
September 18, 2019 — Professional pest inspection shows library building free of bed bugs. All study areas are open.
September 13, 2019 — Cabell Library employees received reports of bed bugs in two parts of the building early in the morning on Friday, September 13. Pest control specialists were called in to treat the affected areas. Subsequent inspections, including a complete building inspection with a dog and handler who specialize in detecting bed bugs, have now confirmed that Cabell Library shows no evidence of bed bugs.
January 29, 2019 — February is packed with opportunities to explore Black history from varied vantage points.
April 18, 2019 — Virginia research libraries issue joint statement on unsustainable, soaring "Big Deals" journal expenses.
August 22, 2019 — All VCU students, undergraduate and graduate, are invited to submit to the VCU Student Book-collecting Contest, which recognizes students who have developed thoughtful and purposeful collections of books, manuscripts or other material textual works.
February 4, 2019 — VCU Libraries welcomes Brandeis Library as the 12th partner to join the award-winning Social Welfare History Image Portal, which presents archival materials related to the history of social reform and social welfare in the United States.
December 2, 2019 — Round-up of recent exhibits on the Cabell Screen illustrates variety of partnerships and shows.
July 23, 2019 — Podcast explores how government can and should work without the rancor of partisanship but rather with understanding and expertise.
August 5, 2019 — Cabell Library seeks students for advisory committee.
February 20, 2019 — The American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table honors Donna Coghill.
June 20, 2019 — The American Library Association's Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence in Serving the GLBT Community recognizes a library or librarian for service to the GLBT community.
February 28, 2019 — Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is VCU's 2019 Common Book.
March 1, 2019 — Friends of VCU Libraries offer $500 design prize for artwork capturing essence of the libraries. Students and alumni invited to submit work.
April 5, 2019 — Friends of VCU Libraries announces contest winner.
January 9, 2019 — New for spring semester, a new digital resource makes Virginia materials available to all.
July 2, 2019 — Event for annual Cabell First Novelist Award set for Nov. 12 at Cabell Library.
February 12, 2019 — Looking for something new to read? Books for consideration for the 2019 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award are now available for checkout in Cabell Libarary. Find them on the small shelf next to the lockers on the first floor.
April 1, 2019 — Owe fines? Donate food and get forgiven.
June 18, 2019 — The Awards & Recognition Committee of the Virginia Library Association (VLA) honors Friends of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries with 2019 award.
January 18, 2019 — Report on gender-inclusive library services and spaces published on Scholars Compass.
January 8, 2019 — Committee advises library leadership on students' needs and wants.
August 16, 2019 — VCU Libraries leadership remembers pioneer and philanthropist Jack Hansan.
October 8, 2019 — Scholarly Communications Librarian Hillary Miller named to two national and international organizations.
May 9, 2019 — Emily J. Hurst, Tompkins-McCaw Library Deputy Director and Head of Research and Education, is recognized as a champion of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care at VCU.
August 19, 2019 — Tompkins-McCaw librarian chosen for august leadership development program.
November 1, 2019 — Recent innovations in teaching and outreach include these 10 items from the 2018-19 academic year.
October 4, 2019 — Unlimited access to Kanopy ends for some categories. Plan ahead to reserve for courses.
January 15, 2019 — Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, 509 N. 12th St., now offers a lactation room for nursing parents.
May 17, 2019 — Community Health Education Center Librarian, Dana Ladd, PhD., is the new Chair Elect and Membership Committee Chair of the Medical Library Association (MLA)’s Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS).
July 8, 2019 — The prize, honoring the memory of the poet Larry Levis, who was a VCU faculty member when he died in 1996, will be presented Oct. 14 at Cabell Library.
August 12, 2019 — All students welcome to Library Fest Monday, Aug. 19.
July 29, 2019 — Cindy Jackson, library specialist for comic arts at VCU Libraries,discusses Mad magazine's groundbreaking influence.
August 30, 2019 — Business Librarians support School of Business class on consumer behavior and marketing.
October 25, 2019 — New head and new department start Oct. 25.
April 23, 2019 — Medical Library Association awards grants to Tompkins-McCaw's Rachel Koenig.
August 15, 2019 — To better reflect its function and mission. VCU’s consumer health library, the Community Health Education Center has a new name: VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library. Its purpose remains the same.
December 1, 2019 — Round-up of recently acquiried online resources for 2018-19 academic year.
August 26, 2019 — Change is always in the air at VCU. Here are a few items of note that are new for fall semester 2019.
July 8, 2019 — Apply for funds to support publication of your research articles in peer-reviewed open journals.
July 1, 2019 — Two open houses set for Aug. 20 and 28.
December 3, 2019 — Faculty invited to sign up for stipends and workshops.
February 28, 2019 — VCU Libraries supports the concept of a universal ID for improving scholarly communication. Here's how to sign up and why it matters.
October 16, 2019 — Memorial for emeritus faculty member Dr. Ed Peeples will be held Nov. 2.
August 15, 2019 — Q&A with Health and Wellness Librarian Dana Ladd, Ph.D., details how this library helps patients, their families an health care providers.
January 29, 2019 — While the lower level, first and second floors allow conversation, Cabell's third floor is a quiet floor. The fourth floor is for silent study.
July 25, 2019 — The Real Life Film Series, hosted yearly by Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, returns with a new selection of non-fiction films relevant to current events and topics in global health.
May 9, 2019 — The vendor completed emergency maintenance of Scholars Compass Thursday May 9 at 1:30 a.m. The system is working again.
July 30, 2019 — New open hours bring science faculty in regular contact with beginning STEM students at Cabell Library.
September 26, 2019 — Cabell Library removes chairs and schedules treatment for bed bugs.
June 13, 2019 — VCU medical librarian Erica Brody helps oral health experts writing research papers for major 2020 Surgeon General's Report on oral health in America.
June 17, 2019 — Virginia Museum of History & Culture joins Social Welfare History digital impages project.
January 18, 2019 — Newest Image Portal partner brings rich collections related to civil rights, labor, LGBTQ issues, charity organizations, and all the complex mix of people and cultures found in New Orleans.
November 30, 2019 — Libraries Dean John E. Ulmschneider to retire in June 2020.
August 7, 2019 — Groundbreaking new agreement provides grants to faculty who wish to publish in Wiley open access journals. All VCU faculty and grad students can benefit in 2020.
February 7, 2019 — New online catalog for faculty will save Virginia students textbook expenses.
December 3, 2019 — Plan ahead for interlibrary loan and delivery services.