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Beautiful books from the Art Browsery

The Art Browsery, a dedicated book display on the fourth floor, James Branch Cabell Library, offers new, beautiful books that can inform creativity and inspire creations.  During the Covid crisis, the section was retired for safety reasons because glossy paper stock was known to retain the virus. Now, it’s back. Arts librarians at Cabell have […]

Labor Day: More than a holiday

Showing Sept. 2-9  Labor Day is much more than the unofficial end of summer or the start of the election season or a day for the beach and picnics and a Monday holiday making a three-day weekend. This display honors U.S. workers and recognizing the contributions of the American labor movement to improved working conditions, […]

Beauty of Digital Histology, an open educational resource

Showing through April 2022 March 7-11 is Open Education Week, an international celebration that aims to raise awareness about the positive impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education is comprised of resources, tools and practices created through the use of free and openly licensed materials.  These materials, known as Open Educational […]

Cabell Screen celebrates Open Education Week

March 1-5 is Open Education Week, an international observation that aims to raise awareness about the positive impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education is comprised of resources, tools and practices created through the use of free and openly licensed materials. These materials, known as Open Educational Resources (OER), allow users […]

Celebrating Open Access Week

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of Open and inspire wider participation to make Open a new norm in scholarship, research and education. Open is the movement to remove access barriers to educational and research materials. […]

Beauty of Digital Histology, an open and free resource

Showing through March 16 2020 March 2-6 is Open Education Week, an international observation that aims to raise awareness about the positive impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education is comprised of resources, tools and practices created through the use of free and openly licensed materials. These materials, known as Open […]

Halloween Images from the Comic Arts Collection

Showing through Oct. 31. Images of creepy comics from Cabell Library’s  vast Comic Arts Collection are on view in honor of Halloween and the haunting season. See all of them on VCU Libraries Flickr channel. 

Black Heroes, Black Artists: Comic Arts Collection selections

Showing February evenings (4-8 p.m.) As the new superhero movie Black Panther opens this week, VCU  VCULibraries’ Cabell Screeen considers some African-American artists, writers and characters that have laid the foundation for this moment. “Black Heroes, Black Artists” includes a number of rare and interesting items from VCU Libraries Comic Arts Collection, including: All-Negro Comics (1947) […]

Rare and Unique: Treasures from Special Collections and Archives

Showing afternoons in February.   A fundraising priority for VCU Libraries in 2018 is to establish a $1 million endowment for Special Collections and Archives to support its collection of rare and unique materials for research and teaching. In late 2017,  VCU Libraries received a boost in starting this endowment with a challenge grant of $30,000 […]

Centennial Celebration: RPI and School of Social Work mark founding

Showing through October (afternoons).  In 1917, a group of community leaders formed the Richmond School of Social Economy to educate women to address urban problems. They hired Henry H. Hibbs, Jr. , Ph.D., to direct the school that focused on education for social workers, public health nurses and recreational leaders. The school became the Richmond […]

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