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2020 News

Reminder: Faculty requests required for Kanopy

February 21, 2020 — Access to Kanopy changed in spring semester 2020. Full article »

VCU Libraries ‘Freedom Now’ project featured on PBS history program Monday, Feb. 24

February 20, 2020 — Digital collection on Virginia civil rights protests in '60s part of season premiere of PBS' 'The Future of America's Past.'   Full article »

VCU Libraries hosts meeting March 2 about potential changes in federally funded research publishing.

February 19, 2020 — Faculty and researchers: Attend SPARC webinar on changes to Office of Science and Technology policies on research  Full article »

VCU Faculty awarded state grants supporting no-cost course materials

February 18, 2020 — VCU faculty receive state funding for textbook projects that will save students money.  Full article »

Comic artist combines autobiographical comics and social commentary to examine racism

February 14, 2020 — Relive the Feb. 11 Black History Month Lecture featuring cartoonist and social commentator Keith Knight.  Full article »

Deadline March 15: Libraries design contest carries $500 prize

February 13, 2020 — Friends of VCU Libraries stages design contest with $500 prize for recent alumni and students. Deadline is March 15.  Full article »

Culinary historian describes the human costs of serving meals to early Virginia elites

February 7, 2020 — Food historian speaks on slave labor's role in food preparation and cultivation in early Virginia. The Black History Month event was tied to an exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, "Fire and Freedom." Full article »

Dean and VCU University Librarian named Academic Librarian of the Year

January 22, 2020 — John E. Ulmschneider receives distinguished national honor from academic libraries association. Full article »

The Workshop improves accessibility

January 24, 2020 — The Workshop staff addresses how to better serve people with phyiscal challenges.  Full article »

Apply by Feb. 28 for state grants to switch to open or no-cost course materials

January 21, 2020 — New round of state grants available to faculty to create no-cost course materials. Full article »

Wednesdays in the Workshop returns in spring semester

January 21, 2020 — Popular hands-on series on technology and equipment returns January-May 2020. Full article »


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