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‘Wildflowers’ of RVA

Showing through the summer Between 1968 and 1971, Richmond environmentalist and James River advocate Newton Ancarrow snapped thousands of photographs of wildflowers, documenting more than 400 species, as he walked along the banks of the James River, searching for evidence of illegal sewage dumping into the river. Ancarrow, who is perhaps best remembered today for […]

VCU Libraries celebrates Open Education Resources  

The exhibit debuts March 4 and runs in the mornings during the month. VCU Libraries is celebrating Open Education Week March 4-8 and showcases open materials in an exhibit throughout the month. Open Education Week aims to raise awareness of open education, celebrate its benefits and advocate for the advancement of the open education movement. […]

Images showcase free and open resources

Showing on the Cabell Screen fall semester October 23-29, VCU Libraries is celebrating Open Access Week. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of open access, coordinate in taking action to make openness the default for research and education, and ensure that equity is at […]

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. […]

Reprising: Wildflowers the digital collection

Showing through March 21 Between 1968 and 1971, Richmond environmentalist and James River advocate Newton Ancarrow snapped thousands of photographs of wildflowers, documenting more than 400 species, as he walked along the banks of the James, searching for evidence of illegal sewage dumping into the river. Ancarrow, who is perhaps best remembered today for his […]

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 […]

Botanical art exhibit inspired by ‘Wildflowers’ digital collection

Showing on the Cabell Screen Nov. 1 – 30 VCU Libraries hosts “Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants at the River’s Edge” in James Branch Cabell Library. See the exhibit on the first floor during regular library hours. Inspired by Newton Ancarrow’s compendium of wildflowers native to the James River, the exhibit features selected botanical illustrations from […]

From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts

VCU Libraries celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a look at Hispanic and Latino comic book characters and comics creators.  “From Gordo to Rocketo: Hispanic Heritage in the Comic Arts” may be viewed on VCU Libraries Flickr site. Highlights from that display will be shared on the Big Screen from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 through […]

1968-69: The Start of VCU

Showing through in the afternoons beginning Sept. 17. The hippies, the hair, the fashions,the intense looks and serious poses, the stop-the-war protests and the arts festival. This Cabell Screen exhibit, “1969: The Start of VCU” captures images from the 1969 yearbooks, The Cobblestone and the X-Ray, from the newly minted VCU. The images showcase people […]

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