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Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences

Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences is a top-tier health sciences library and holds one of the most extensive collections of health sciences literature in North America. The library has been a part of VCU's medical campus since 1897. Tompkins-McCaw Library History »




Equipment: we offer technology for loan, including projectors, audio and video recorders, and more.

Multimedia + making: the Multimedia Collaboration Room is for viewing and editing multimedia. Makerspace and audio studio allow for more ways to enhance your research and express your creativity.


Use floor maps to find your way. 

Group study: Reserve study rooms online. There are nine group study rooms on the second floor, most equipped with a computer, flat-screen monitor, power outlets, internet connections and whiteboard or chalkboard. Rooms 2-025 and 2-026 also contain anatomical models.

Classrooms: The Computer Classroom and Lecture Room are available for scheduling by faculty and staff up to 90 days in advance. 

Lactation room: Tompkins-McCaw Library offers one lactation room located on the second floor.

Health and Wellness Library

The Health and Wellness Library, located on the ground floor of VCU Medical Center's Gateway Building, serves patients and VCU community members.

Tompkins-McCaw Library

509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
Local: (804) 828-0636

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