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New Resources Acquired in FY 2020

VCU Libraries continuously improves its collection with strategic choices designed to meet the diverse needs of the VCU academic community. New acquisitions for 2019-20 include these.  Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922: This digital edition of one of the world’s preeminent collections for African-American studies contains more than 12,000 printed works, including books, pamphlets and broadsides, providing researchers […]

New VCU Libraries website balances ease of use, discovery and accessibility

In May of this year, VCU Libraries launched a redesigned website. Based on extensive research and feedback from VCU students, faculty, staff and community members over the course of a year and a half, the new website is focused on connecting users with information at their point of need, while also facilitating discovery of the […]

Special Collections and Archives Highlights

VCU Libraries continues to build its research collections of primary source materials supporting the teaching, learning, research and health care needs of the university. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, Special Collections and Archives completed the arrangement and description of a number of archival collections documenting organizations and […]

STEM partnership provides 21 local high schools with free access to science video resource

After upgrading its subscription to JoVE, a science video resource, VCU Libraries had an opportunity to participate in JoVE’s College Ready STEM Partnership program, where select local area high schools are offered free access to JoVE Unlimited for as long as VCU Libraries continues to renew its subscription. Access was set up for 21 high […]

In remote teaching and learning, explore thousands of free films and streaming media

VCU Libraries subscribes to and licenses streaming media across academic disciplines to enhance and expedite online learning and instruction. These resources, accessed remotely by all in the VCU community through the university login, can be especially useful now, when classes are being taught remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Once logged in, streaming media from VCU […]

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